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Collection Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Color Photographs

OWI Shooting Assignments

Summarized below are the subjects covered by particular photographers in the locations where they took color photographs. An index to geographic locations provides online access to images photographed in various locations.

State Assignment Photographer Dates
AL Tennessee Valley Authority dam construction Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
AL Tennessee Valley Authority phosphate chemical plant, Muscle Shoals Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
AZ Arizona train trip Delano, Jack 1942-1943
CA Douglas Aircraft Co., Long Beach Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
CA Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, Los Angeles, Calif. Delano, Jack 1942-1943
CA North American Aviation Corp., Inglewood Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
CA Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corporation, Burbank Bransby, David 1942
CA North American Aviation Co. war planes flying over Inglewood Sherwood, Mark 1942
CA Railroads, Cajon Pass vicinity Delano, Jack 1942-1943
CA Southern California Fruit Exchange orange packing plant, Redlands, Delano Jack 1942-1943
CA Victory Corps high school training programs, Los Angeles Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
CT Pioneer Parachute Co., Manchester Rittase, William M. 1942
CT Southington Jacobs, Fenno 1942
DC Boy Scouts and Arab princes, Washington Rous, John 1941
DC Pan American Union Building, Washington Collier, John 1943
IA Railroad shop, Shoptown, Fort Madison Delano, Jack 1942-1943
IL Chicago and Northwestern Railroad's Proviso Yards, Melrose Park Delano, Jack 1942-1943
IL Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad, Calumet City Delano, Jack 1942-1943
IL Corwith Yard, Chicago Delano, Jack 1942-1943
IL Rock Island Railroad roundhouse and employees, Blue Island Delano, Jack 1942-1943
IL Illinois Central Railroad, Chicago Delano, Jack 1942-1943
IL Baxter (medical) Laboratories, Glenview Hollem, Howard 1942
KS North American Aviation Corp., Kansas City Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
KS Railroads, Topeka and Kansas City Delano, Jack 1942-1943
KY Tanks and infantry, Fort Knox Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
KY Metal and rubber production factories Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
LA Higgins Industries (Navy vessel mfr.), New Orleans Hollem, Howard 1942
LA Marine Corps uniforms, New Orleans Hollem, Howard 1942
ME Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor Collier, John 1943
MI Furnaces, Great Lakes Steel Corp., Detroit Siegel, Arthur 1942
MI Downtown, Detroit Siegel, Arthur 1942
MT Rural and urban Montana Lee, Russell 1940-1942; actually FSA photos
NC Marine Corps motor detachment, New River Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
NH White Mountain National Forest Collier, John 1943
NJ Garage mechanic near Newark Collins, Marjory 1943
NM Mountains and towns Collier, John 1943
NM Santa Fe Railroad trip Delano, Jack 1942-1943
NY Farmland Collier, John 1943
NY Camouflage class, N.Y. Univ. Collins, Marjory 1943
NY Office of War Information exhibit on the United Nations, Rockefeller Plaza, New York Collins, Marjory 1943
OH Republic Steel Corporation, Youngstown Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
OH Metal and rubber production factories Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
OH Republic Steel, Youngstown Hollem, Howard 1941
OK Workers Vachon, John 1942-1943
OR Japanese- American relocation camp Lee, Russell 1940-1942; actually FSA photos
PA Farmland Collier, John 1943
PA Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp., Etna Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
PA Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp., Brackenridge Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
SC Marine Corps, Page Field, Parris Island Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
TN Tennessee Valley Authority dam construction Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
TN Ship boiler construction, Combustion Engineering Co., Chattanooga Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
TN Airplane assembly, Vultee Aircraft Inc., Nashville Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
TX Freeport Sulphur Co., Hoskins Mound, Freeport Vachon, John 1942-1943
TX Workers Vachon, John 1942-1943
TX Amarillo Delano, Jack 1942-1943
TX Southland Paper Mill, Lufkin Vachon, John 1942-1943
TX Rural school children, San Augustine County Vachon, John 1942-1943
TX Corpus Christi Naval Air Station Hollem, Howard 1942
TX Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Ft. Worth Hollem, Howard 1942
VA Langley Field, Hampton Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
VA Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington Collier, John 1943
VA Monticello and University of Virginia rotunda, Charlottesville Collier, John 1943
VA Coastal defense, Fort Story Palmer, Alfred 1941-1943
VA Colonial Williamsburg Hollem, Howard 1943
VT Farmland Collier, John 1943
WI Wartime industries, Milwaukee Hollem, Howard 1943