Lithograph interpretation of the Battle of Birch Coulee, 1912.

The Battle of Birch Coulee

Lithograph interpretation of the Battle of Birch Coulee, 1912.

FSA (Farm Security Administration) borrower and wife. Cut-over area of Itasca County, Minnesota

FSA (Farm Security Administration) borrower and wife. Cut-over area of Itasca County, Minnesota

John Vachon photograph for the Farm Security Administration. July 1941.

Dr. Schreiber of San Augustine giving a typhoid innoculation at a rural school, San Augustine County, Texas

Dr. Schreiber of San Augustine giving a typhoid innoculation at a rural school, San Augustine County, Texas

Color photograph by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. April 1943.

Negro boy near Cincinnati, Ohio

African American boy near Cincinnati, Ohio

Color slide by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. C.1942 or 1943.

Ladies who live in rooming house, St. Paul, Minnesota

Ladies who live in rooming house, St. Paul, Minnesota

1939 photograph by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration.

Woman with canned vegetables, part of Farm Security Administration program.

Woman with canned vegetables, part of Farm Security Administration program.

Woman with canned vegetables, part of Farm Security Administration program. Photograph taken by John Vachon, 1939.

Grain inspectors, General Mills.

Grain inspectors, General Mills.

John Vachon photograph of grain inspectors at General Mills, 1939 . Photo taken for the Farm Security Administration.

John F. Vachon, Farm Security Administration photographer

John F. Vachon, Farm Security Administration photographer

Photograph of John F. Vachon, a Minnesota native who became a photographer for the Farm Security Administration and later Look magazine. 1942.

Vachon, John (1914–1975)

John Vachon traveled the world as a professional photographer, but the St. Paul native's work was always shaped by his Midwestern upbringing. He is most remembered for his photographs for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and Look magazine.

Federal Writers Project, Duluth.

Federal Writers Project, Duluth.

Federal Writers Project, Duluth, c.1940.

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