Portable Shoe Store, Pennsylvania, 1921.

Portable Shoe Store, Pennsylvania, 1921.

Lewis Hine - Three boys, one of 13 yrs., two of 14 yrs., picking shade-grown tobacco on Hackett Farm. The ‘first picking’ necessitates a sitting posture. Buckland, Connecticut.

Lewis Hine - Three boys, one of 13 yrs., two of 14 yrs., picking shade-grown tobacco on Hackett Farm. The ‘first picking’ necessitates a sitting posture. Buckland, Connecticut.

Job hunting in 1930′s.

Job hunting in 1930′s.

Western Union telegram, electric code machine, 1923.

Western Union telegram, electric code machine, 1923.

Western Electric Factory, 1954.

Western Electric Factory, 1954.

Alonzo Herndon, center, in his Markham House hotel barbershop, circa 1895.

Alonzo Herndon, center, in his Markham House hotel barbershop, circa 1895.

Walker Evans - At the hairdresser

Walker Evans - At the hairdresser

Coconut man, 1969.
He scrapes the coconut and puts some canned milk in it, and sugar. Then he puts ice in it. It’s cold and it’s good.

Coconut man, 1969.

He scrapes the coconut and puts some canned milk in it, and sugar. Then he puts ice in it. It’s cold and it’s good.

Mrs. Carolyn F. Gross, telephone operator in Berlin, 1954.

Mrs. Carolyn F. Gross, telephone operator in Berlin, 1954.

Cordonnier, 1955.

Cordonnier, 1955.