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Mom and Pop: August 1937. "Storekeeper and wife in front of their store at Section 30. 'Bust' iron mining town near Winton, Minnesota." Medium format nitrate negative by Russell Lee

Dishpan Hans: September 1937. Effie, Minnesota. "Washing dishes in lumber camp." Medium format negative by Russell Lee

Texas Tomatoes: March 1939. San Antonio, Texas. "Wives of vegetable peddlers sometimes accompany their husbands to the early morning market." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.

A Tehama Home Companion: November 1940. Tehama County, California. John Frost and his daughter listening to the radio in their home. Medium format safety negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.

House Without Windows: May 1938. New Madrid County, Missouri. "House without windows. Home of sharecropper cut-over farmers of Mississippi bottoms." 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.

Dark Room: May 1938. New Madrid County, Missouri. "Interior of house without windows, home of sharecropper, cut-over farmer of Mississippi bottoms." 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.

Near Earle: July 1936. "Negro women near Earle, Arkansas." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange

Cold Comfort: New York, summer 1938. Street vendor of shaved ices. Medium format nitrate negative by Jack Allison for the Farm Security Administration.

July 1937. Louisiana. Medium-format nitrate negative and caption by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. "I'd be hard pressed to name a favorite among Lange's work, but this would be near the top. I love the reflected light on the woman's face, the few beads of sweat, the wonderful textures of the hat and the umbrella."

Shoofly Tobacco: July 1939. Shoofly, North Carolina. "Tobacco field in early morning where white sharecropper and wage laborer are priming tobacco." Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.

The Ice Man: February 1939. Ice for sale. Harlingen, Texas. Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. Here we have a very concise study in what you need for an ice business: Telephone, cash register, tongs, ice pick and a big block of you-know-what. Not to mention plenty of twine.

Homeward Bound: September 1938. Capels, West Virginia. "Miner waiting for ride home. Each miner pays twenty-five cents a week to owner of car." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration.