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Hand-drawn image of Godfrey by Robert O. Sweeny from the time of the trials in 1862.
Lithograph interpretation of the Battle of Birch Coulee, 1912.
John Vachon photograph for the Farm Security Administration. July 1941.
Color photograph by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. April 1943.
Color slide by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. C.1942 or 1943.
1939 photograph by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration.
Woman with canned vegetables, part of Farm Security Administration program. Photograph taken by John Vachon, 1939.
John Vachon photograph of grain inspectors at General Mills, 1939 . Photo taken for the Farm Security Administration.
Photograph of John F. Vachon, a Minnesota native who became a photographer for the Farm Security Administration and later Look magazine. 1942.
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.
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