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Caption (Original Description): Mr. Leatherman and his children and his burro-drawn cart. The man talking to Mr. Leatherman is a tie cutting contractor and wants Leatherman to use his burros to drag ties down from the mountains. Leatherman refused because while he could use the cash he wanted to terrace his farmland. Pie Town, New Mexico. Photographer: Russell Lee. Created: June 1940. Location: Pie Town, Catron, New Mexico. Courtesy: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division… | Gathering corn in the field, Pie Town, New Mexico (LOC) | Lee, Russell,, 1903-1986,, photographer. Gathering corn in the field, Pie Town, New Mexico 1940 Oct. 1 slide : color. Notes: Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. Subjects: Corn Harvesting Homesteading United States--New Mexico--Pie Town Format: Slides--Color Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress…

Stark Depression-Era Photos of People Reading, From Shelters to Libraries

Caption (Original Description) Man reading to fellow inmates, homeless men's bureau, Sioux City, Iowa Photographer Russell Lee


Indian blueberry picker, Little Fork, Minnesota, Russell Lee, Photographer, 1937. Library of Congress # fsa1997021798/PP

Femmes arabes sur baudets. Digital ID: 88441. Zangaki -- Photographer. 1860s-1920s. Repository: The New York Public Library. Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs. Courtesy of The New York Public Library.

[Children of Lt. Montgomery C. Meigs, in donkey cart with dog, probably Mary Montgomery, Charles, Montgomery, and John Rodgers] Created / Published [between 1850 and 1851] Courtesy: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. (USA).

Title: 1953 Tobacco Festival. Creator: Adolph B. Rice Studio. Date: September 19, 1953. Identifier: Rice Collection 182P. Courtesy: Multiple Exposure: Catablog of the Prints and Photographs Collection @ the Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA (USA).

Mule pulling flatbed wagon, two men as passengers. Creator(s) Lillybridge, Charles S., 1849-1935. Outdoor portrait of men in a burro cart, by a wooden suspension bridge over Archer Canal, Denver, Colorado. Date [between 1904 and 1910?] Courtesy: Western History/Genealogy Department, Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado (USA).

Donkey-drawn cart in Beijing (China) ca.1934. Courtesy: Special Collections, Yale Divinity School Library, New Haven, CT (USA).