What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

American photographer Charles Cushman (Charles W. Cushman) for 40 years, traveled to North America, photographing local landscapes and scenes of everyday life of the American people.

In 1972, he died, and his legacy - a collection of 14,500 color slides of Kodachrome - was handed over to the photographer's alma mater, Indiana University, where it is kept to this day.

These photo-report predstalyaet some pictures that were made Kushmanov in the late 1930s - early 1940s.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Tucson, Saturday afternoon, February 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Street Scene, Victoria, British Columbia, September 17, 1938.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The Bridge "Golden Gate" in San Francisco, California, 3 - 4 September 1938.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The Town Hall, Victoria, British Columbia, September 18, 1938.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The bridge over the river Columbia, Washington, 21 - 22 September 1938.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The left bank of the Columbia River, Washington 21 - 22 September 1938.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The construction of hydroelectric power station "Grand Coulee" Canyon Grand Coulee, WA, September 22, 1938.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

On the road from the National Park of Mount Rainier to Chinook Pass, September 21, 1938.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Old mining town of Elberton, Montana, September 23, 1938.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

the northern tip of Lake Flathead Lake, Montana, September 24, 1938.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The pre-war planes fly over Miami, February 1939.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Jean and Charles Walford on the beach Beach in Miami Beach, Florida, in March 1939.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

South Bayshore Drive, Miami, March 1939.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Miami View over Biscayne Bay, in March 1939.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The road to the south of Miami, Florida, 1939.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Grand Canyon, Arizona, November 29, 1939.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Mission San Xavier, near Tucson, Arizona, in January 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Rodeo in Tucson, Arizona, February 23, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Ranch in Tucson, Arizona, February 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Cacti in the foothills of the Santa Catalina north of Tucson, Arizona, February 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Mexican boy flying a kite on a street in Tucson, Arizona, February 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

berth fishing boats in San Francisco, June 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, July 4, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Tonopah, Nevada, July 9, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The Hopi Indians. El Goods Wanted, Arizona, July 14, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 18 - 26 July 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

San Jose, New Mexico, July 18, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Street Shower, Hagerstown, Maryland, July 26, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The street of old brick houses near the Capitol in Annapolis, 16 - 23 September 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Hillsboro, Virginia, 16 - 23 September 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

A street in the African-American district, the French Quarter, New Orleans, November 5, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

View of Harpers Ferry with a bridge over the Potomac River, West Virginia, September 27, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Children of Posey County, who live in the Ohio River near Mount Vernon, Indiana, October 13, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Summer houses on the sand dunes at Lake Michigan in Porter County, Indiana, November 2, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The White House South Lawn, Washington, DC, November 17, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia, December 21, 1940.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The smoke of factories in the industrial area of ​​Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, February 1, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Farm west of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, February 1, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

A view of Chicago from North Island, Illinois, February 9, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The fog creeps over the river Calumet cold day in Chicago, Illinois, February 18, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Grandpa proudly looking at her granddaughter, who jumps over the rope, in New Harmony, Indiana, April 16, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Battery Park, New York City, June 6, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Wall Street in New York, June 6, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Stewardess "American Airlines" sunbathing on the shore of Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, June 17, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

American Falls on the Niagara River, 12 September 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Provincetown, Massachusetts, September 23, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

An old house in a small town south of Hazltona, Pennsylvania, September 27, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

View of Manhattan from the ferry, NY, September 27, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 5, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The campus of the University of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November 6, 1941.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Chinatown, New York City, October 7, 1942.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Mansion Marshall Field, Chicago, Illinois, November 8, 1942.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Fox River at sunset in Waukesha, Wisconsin, May 29, 1943.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

The house on a farm in Posey County, Indiana, October 13, 1945.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Beach Oak Street Beach, Chicago, IL, July 24, 1946.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Mary feeding the ducks in the park Jackson, Chicago, Illinois, November 15, 1946.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Putting out fire on Harbor Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, February 11, 1949.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Grocery store on Maxwell Street, Chicago, Illinois, March 1, 1949.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

Charles Cushman in a tweed jacket and blue shirt, January 9, 1949.

What was America in the late 1930's - early 1940's

University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 1, 1941.