Get the Party Started: 1940

GET THE PARTY STARTED: 1940

September 1940. St. Mary's County, Maryland. An uncaptioned photo by John Vachon showing Louise Dyson and unidentified guest playing...

This Old Stove: 1940

THIS OLD STOVE: 1940

July 1940. Door County, Wisconsin. "Wife of Farm Security Administration rehabilitation borrower in her kitchen." Medium format acetate...

 
 
 
Dacotah II: 1940

DACOTAH II: 1940

October 1940. "Grand Forks, North Dakota." A scene last glimpsed here in 35mm. Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement...

The Happy Homemaker: 1940

THE HAPPY HOMEMAKER: 1940

July 1940. Door County, Wisconsin. "Farm Security Administration rehabilitation borrower and family. The wife made the drapes, the...

 
 
 
Porksicle: 1940

PORKSICLE: 1940

October 1940. "Cooperative cold storage lockers in Casselton, North Dakota, where farmers bring their own butchered pigs. Next year...

The Cherry Pickers: 1940

THE CHERRY PICKERS: 1940

July 1940. Berrien County, Michigan. "Cherry-picking season. Family of migratory fruit workers from Texas." Medium format acetate negative...

 
 
 
Old Folks at Home: 1940

OLD FOLKS AT HOME: 1940

September 1940. "St. Mary's County, Maryland. Negro Farm Security Administration clients and their homes - Mr. and Mrs. Dyson , aged...

Kewpee Hamburgs: 1940

KEWPEE HAMBURGS: 1940

July 1940. "Brick house on main street of Benton Harbor, Michigan." Our focus here is next door, on the Kewpee Hotel restaurant, purveyor...

 
 
 
Michigan West: 1937

MICHIGAN WEST: 1937

October 1937. "Main street in Michigan, North Dakota." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration....

Walnut & Fourth: 1940

WALNUT & FOURTH: 1940

April 1940. "Des Moines, Iowa" is all it says here. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration....

 
 
 
Delicious Root Beer: 1958

DELICIOUS ROOT BEER: 1958

New York City. 1958. "People gathered at lunch counter." 35mm negative by street photographer Angelo Rizzuto (1906-1967), a.k.a. Anthony...

Scotch-Hawaiian: 1909

SCOTCH-HAWAIIAN: 1909

Honolulu circa 1909. "Scotch-Hawaiian boy." Gelatin silver print by Caroline Haskins Gurrey (1875-1927), known for her portraits of...

 
 
 
Greystone: 1940

GREYSTONE: 1940

April 1940. "Victorian house. Dubuque, Iowa." The old A.A. Cooper mansion, "Greystone," demolished in 1956. Medium format acetate negative...

Mad Men: 1957

MAD MEN: 1957

August 1957. New York. "Up-to-date wardrobe - men's fashions." Medium format negative from photos for the Look magazine assignment...

 
 
 
Porch of Plenty: 1957

PORCH OF PLENTY: 1957

September 1957. "The Willis Cooper family on the front porch of their farmhouse near Radcliffe, Iowa, surrounded by animals and foods."...

Farm-to-Table: 1957

FARM-TO-TABLE: 1957

September 9, 1957. "Mrs. Willis Cooper baking and canning in the kitchen of her farmhouse near Radcliffe, Iowa." Color transparency...

 
 
 
Modern Tillage: 1940

MODERN TILLAGE: 1940

May 1940. "Planting corn using listing method. Western Iowa. Monona County." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the...

County Ordinary: 1941

COUNTY ORDINARY: 1941

June 1941. "Mr. Lloyd Lewis, Greene County ordinary, in his office in Greensboro, Georgia." Medium format negative by Jack Delano for...

 
 
 
Five Cents' Worth: 1941

FIVE CENTS' WORTH: 1941

June 1941. "Eating a five-cent hot lunch at the Woodville public school. Greene County, Georgia." Happy Thanksgiving from Shorpy! Photo...

A Victorian in Dubuque: 1940

A VICTORIAN IN DUBUQUE: 1940

April 1940. "Victorian house. Dubuque, Iowa." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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KÂAT Architects Designs New Beach Wildlife Center in Turkey

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San Sa Village / IILab

San Sa Village / IILab

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Chicland Hotel / VTN Architects

Chicland Hotel / VTN Architects

Courtesy of VTN Architects Architects: VTN Architects Location: B4, 106 Võ Nguyên Giáp, Phước Mỹ, Sơn Trà, Đà Nẵng 550000, Vietnam Area: 10495.0 m2 Project Year: 2019... Read more ...

UAO Power Office / UAO Design

UAO Power Office / UAO Design

© Yilong Zhao Architects: UAO Design Location: Wuhan, Hubei, China Area: 474.0 m2 Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Yilong Zhao Read more ...

Bambow Bridge / Atelier Lai

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West side. Image © Yilong Zhao Architects: Atelier Lai Location: Shanli, Huangshan, An'Hui, China Area: 20.0 m2 Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Yilong Zhao Photographs: Xuguo... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting ,Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale, “I...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting ,Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale, “I am Your Strength” By Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

The title of this painting, “I Am Your Strength”, jumped off the pages of my prayer journal. For me, I know my strength is not from me but from my Creator and so when I saw... Read more ...

BOGO SALE-Mixed Media Abstract Painting “Life's Lessons” by Santa Fe...

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Figures From Classical Paintings Experience Contemporary Life in Collages by...

Figures From Classical Paintings Experience Contemporary Life in Collages by Alexey Kondakov

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov lifts figures out of classical paintings and drops them into modern-day photographs. Elegantly posed in dynamic lighting, his figures commute... Read more ...

Showcase: High Elves Swordmasters of Hoeth

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Hi, all! It's Oldhammer time again. Who remembers these Swordmasters from the Island of Blood set? Jump to see some more... More after the jump Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting “Transformation” by Intuitive...

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“Roadblocks to self-expression are a result of being human. We are wired to confirm. We want approval. But when you learn to please yourself, you will unleash your uniqueness.”... Read more ...