USA in color, 1930s-40s (part 1)

Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information color slides and transparencies collection, 1939-1944 (Library of Congress)
❝Photographers working for the U.S. government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) between 1939 and 1944 made approximately 1,600 color photographs that depict life in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The pictures focus on rural areas and farm labor, as well as aspects of World War II mobilization, including factories, railroads, aviation training, and women working.❞

The complete collection FSA/OWI (1,615 photos) can be viewed online:
Library of Congress: Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Color Photographs
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsac/
Library of Congress Flikr Pilot Project
http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/sets/72157603671370361/
Full Library of Congress record for this collection:
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/93845501/
Rights and Restrictions Information
http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/072_fsac.html




USA in color, 1930s-40s
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