Bygone Americana

New Orleans, 1940.
By John Vachon

New Orleans, 1940.

By John Vachon

(Source: shorpy.com)

Saying goodbye in Pennsylvania Station before returning to duty. New York, 1944.
By Alfred Eisenstaedt

Saying goodbye in Pennsylvania Station before returning to duty. New York, 1944.

By Alfred Eisenstaedt

(Source: images.google.com)

New York, 1944.
By Alfred Eisenstaedt

New York, 1944.

By Alfred Eisenstaedt

(Source: images.google.com)

Workers hurrying to catch a conveyance for their jobs at 7 a.m. Baltimore, 1943.
By Marjory Collins

Workers hurrying to catch a conveyance for their jobs at 7 a.m. Baltimore, 1943.

By Marjory Collins

(Source: shorpy.com)

Gas mask drill. New York, 1941.

Gas mask drill. New York, 1941.

(Source: retronaut.com)

Former girlfriend of Bill Elder, now serving in the Navy, waiting for his return. Indianapolis, 1944.

Former girlfriend of Bill Elder, now serving in the Navy, waiting for his return. Indianapolis, 1944.

(Source: images.google.com)

Air pollution in Pittsburgh, 1940.

Air pollution in Pittsburgh, 1940.

(Source: museumsyndicate.com)

Crowds gathering outside the Steel Pier. Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1941.
By Alfred Eisenstaedt

Crowds gathering outside the Steel Pier. Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1941.

By Alfred Eisenstaedt

(Source: images.google.com)

Isolation ward at an emergency hospital treating victims of the polio epidemic. Hickory, North Carolina, 1944.
By Alfred Eisenstaedt

Isolation ward at an emergency hospital treating victims of the polio epidemic. Hickory, North Carolina, 1944.

By Alfred Eisenstaedt

(Source: images.google.com)

New York, 1948.
By Cornell Capa

New York, 1948.

By Cornell Capa

(Source: images.google.com)