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About: Header Images

Buckaroo Housing


Buckaroo Housing
Howard W. Marshall, photographer,

Source on the Web

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

6-year Old Jewel Walker


6-year Old Jewel Walker. Location: Comanche County—[Geronimo], Oklahoma,
Lewis W. Hine, photographer,

Source on the Web

Prints and Photographers, Library of Congress

Production A-31 (“Vengeance”) Dive Bombers


Production A-31 (“Vengeance”) dive bombers.  Checking part to blueprint. Here a pair of factory workers check the blueprint with a part which will go into the “Vengeance” dive bombers made at Vultee’s Nashville Division. The “Vengeance” (A-31) was originally designed for the French. It was later adopted by the RAF (Royal Air Force).
Alfred T. Palmer, photographer,

Source on the Web

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

“Labor, Work, Action”


“Labor, Work, Action,”
Hannah Arendt,
typescript lecture, 1967.
The Hannah Arendt Papers at the Library of Congress,
Series: Speeches and Writings File, 1923-1975.

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Manuscript Division, Library of Congress