Month: July 2019

1940 – Ericson Brothers in Box Elder County, Utah

The Three Ericson Brothers purchased an Allis-Chalmers Model M Crawler Tractor with a loan from the Farm Security Administration (FSA). These photographs were taken in August of 1940 by Russel Lee (1903-1986). These photographs are from the Library of Congress, Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives Collection.

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1939 – Minneapolis Moline Factory, Minneapolis, MN

Photos taken at the Minneapolis Moline Factory in Minneapolis, MN in September 1939. These photos are from the Library of Congress, Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black and White Negatives collection. The collection includes about 175,000 black and white film negatives taken from 1935 to 1944. Its an amazing look into our past and

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1939 – Picking Cotton in Mississippi

Picking cotton with International Harvester and Oliver equipment on the Hopson Plantation in Clarksdale, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi. (October 1939) These photographs are from the Library of Congress, Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives Collection. Photographs by Marion Wolcott Post (1910-1990)

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1940 – Sugarcane Fields in Schriever, LA

Allis-Chalmers UC Cane tractors with Thompson Conversions working ground and traveling from one sugarcane field to the next. These photos were taken in June 1940 in Schriever, Louisiana. Photographer Wolcott, Marion Post (1910-1990) These photos are from the Library of Congress, Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black and White Negatives collection. The collection includes

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