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AC287_FARM_SECURITY_ADMINISTRATION_AND_OFFICE_OF_WAR_INFORMATION_PHOTOGRAPHSTHE TYRRELL HISTORICAL LIBRARY AC -287 Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information Photographs, 1943 DESCRIPTION The U.S. Farm Security Administration (FSA)/Officeof War Information (OWI) documented American life during World War 11 in photographs and these photographs are available to the public through the Library of Congress. In 1943, John Vachon, one of the photographers for this project, took photographs of Beaumont and Orange, Texas. These included images of women and African Americans working at the Pennsylvania Shipyards, International Creosoting Plant, and local nursery schools. This small collection consists of two microfilm reels of these images from the Library of Congress, as well as reprints of photographs.