Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943

Stunning colour photographs taken during America’s Depression by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information.

Mike Evans, a welder, at the rip tracks at Proviso yard of the Chicago and Northwest Railway Company. Chicago, Illinois, April 1943. Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Jack Delano. Prints and Photographs Divisio

Mike Evans, a welder, at the rip tracks at Proviso yard of the Chicago and Northwest Railway Company. Chicago, Illinois, April 1943. Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Jack Delano. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

Links:
Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943: Plog Photos – The Denver Post
The Color of Memory: by Paul Hendrickson
Prints and photographs reading room: The Library of Congress