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Sweetwater Dam near San Diego, Calif.

Sweetwater Dam near San Diego, Calif.

Photograph shows water cascading over top of the Sweetwater Dam in Spring Valley, California. Title from item. Forms part of: Wittemann Collection (Library of Congress).

Diegueño house at Campo

Diegueño house at Campo

Hut, Campo, California. Published in: Indians of North America / Edward S. Curtis. Supp. vol. 15, pl. 525.

Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production. All over shot B-24. San Diego

Miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production. All ov...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, California

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, Califo...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, California

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, Califo...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, California

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, Califo...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, California

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, Califo...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, California

Panel of Resettlement Administration exhibit at San Diego Fair, Califo...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

Pictograph at the side of the mural at the San Diego Exposition

Pictograph at the side of the mural at the San Diego Exposition

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Pictograph at the side of the mural at the San Diego Exposition

Pictograph at the side of the mural at the San Diego Exposition

File print misnumbered LC-USF342-014050-A; corrected 1998. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

"No Vacancy" sign hung out at tourist court. San Diego, California

"No Vacancy" sign hung out at tourist court. San Diego, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Sign of "Rooms for Rent." San Diego, California

Sign of "Rooms for Rent." San Diego, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Trailer and tent-camp at Mission Valley, California, which is about three miles from San Diego. The charge for pitching tents in this camp is two dollars and fifty cents per week and rental fee entitles campers to electricity and use of sanitary facilities, shower and toilet. Electric washing machines are rented by the camp owner

Trailer and tent-camp at Mission Valley, California, which is about th...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Workmen during lunch period, across the street from the Consolidated Airplane Factory. San Diego, California

Workmen during lunch period, across the street from the Consolidated A...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Concrete workman's wife drying out blankets that were wet during the rain the night before. Pacific Beach, California

Concrete workman's wife drying out blankets that were wet during the r...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Three boys who have come down from Los Angeles looking for work talking to a friend who is already employed. San Diego, California. The following conversation was overheard: "You can go to work before noon tomorrow. Just go out where you see some work and apply." "We can sure use the money." "It's up to you fellows, you just got to hustle." "We done plenty of that."

Three boys who have come down from Los Angeles looking for work talkin...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Concrete worker resting while his wife looks for apartments in the want ads. He works the night shift. They have been unable to find a reasonably priced apartment and are living in a tent. They are from Washington. Pacific Beach, California

Concrete worker resting while his wife looks for apartments in the wan...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Working on jigs, with dormitories in the background at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) trailer camp for defense workers. The dormitories at this project will accommodate, when finished, 952 single men. Dormitory residents will pay five dollars weekly for single rooms and three dollars and fifty cents weekly for each occupant sharing a double room. San Diego, California

Working on jigs, with dormitories in the background at the FSA (Farm S...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Sign at lumber company. San Diego, California. Building supply companies in San Diego are doing a tremendous rush business and there are rumors (unverified) of shortage in building materials

Sign at lumber company. San Diego, California. Building supply compani...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Sign of free parking to aircraft employees. San Diego, California. The parking problems near these defense industries has been acute

Sign of free parking to aircraft employees. San Diego, California. The...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Amusement is where you find it. San Diego, California

Amusement is where you find it. San Diego, California

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Mother and child in front of tent-home. This family is from Oregon. The man is a concrete worker. Mission Valley, California, which is about three miles from San Diego

Mother and child in front of tent-home. This family is from Oregon. Th...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Construction worker's wife ironing in her tent home. Mission Valley, California, about three miles from San Diego

Construction worker's wife ironing in her tent home. Mission Valley, C...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Sunset Trailer Camp, San Diego, California. The majority of the workers who have come into San Diego are apparently living in trailers. The county passed stringent sanitary laws when migratory agriculture workers came into the section some years ago and these laws prevent the Hooverville type of settlement. Rent for trailer space here is ten dollars per month with electricity and sanitary facilities, including showers and toilets, furnished

Sunset Trailer Camp, San Diego, California. The majority of the worker...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Housekeeping duties in a trailer. Sunset Trailer Camp, San Diego, California

Housekeeping duties in a trailer. Sunset Trailer Camp, San Diego, Cali...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Plasterer who has come to San Diego looking for work. Pacific Beach, California, about six miles from San Diego

Plasterer who has come to San Diego looking for work. Pacific Beach, C...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Carpenter who has come to San Diego, California, looking for work. Pacific Beach, California, which is about six miles from San Diego

Carpenter who has come to San Diego, California, looking for work. Pac...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Exterior of sanitary facilities at trailer camp. San Diego, California

Exterior of sanitary facilities at trailer camp. San Diego, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Carpenter's wife unpacking a trunk. Mission Valley, California, which is about three miles from San Diego

Carpenter's wife unpacking a trunk. Mission Valley, California, which ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Roofing a house under construction at Pacific Beach, California, which is about six miles from San Diego

Roofing a house under construction at Pacific Beach, California, which...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

San Diego, California. Union sign at the replacement cantonment of the coast artillery

San Diego, California. Union sign at the replacement cantonment of the...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Traffic at intersection. San Diego, California

Traffic at intersection. San Diego, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Consolidated Aircraft Factory. San Diego, California

Consolidated Aircraft Factory. San Diego, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Workers' automobiles parked near the airplane factories. San Diego, California. Providing parking space for automobiles and getting the cars in and out at shift changing time have been big problems

Workers' automobiles parked near the airplane factories. San Diego, Ca...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Man who is building a new trailer court scraping secondhand brick which will be used in building a cesspool. San Diego, California. New trailer courts are springing up monthly because they seem to be the preferred type of housing

Man who is building a new trailer court scraping secondhand brick whic...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Carpenter's wife unpacking a box of groceries. Mission Valley, California, which is about three miles from San Diego. Flies and smoke from the outdoor fire are their biggest housekeeping problems, she says

Carpenter's wife unpacking a box of groceries. Mission Valley, Califor...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Carpenter's wife hanging up coat to dry. Mission Valley, California, which is about three miles from San Diego. This family is living in a tent because of inability to find suitable housing. A heavy rain the night before had everything wet in their tent

Carpenter's wife hanging up coat to dry. Mission Valley, California, w...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Sign: Welcome to San Diego. California

Sign: Welcome to San Diego. California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Board of keys and names of occupants of tourist court, San Diego, California. The tourist courts are filled with workers who pay from five to eight dollars a week for one small room and kitchenette furnished with a two-burner gas plate. These courts have private bath

Board of keys and names of occupants of tourist court, San Diego, Cali...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Sign of camp headquarters at replacement cantonment of coast artillery. San Diego, California

Sign of camp headquarters at replacement cantonment of coast artillery...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Carpenter's wife setting the table in front of their tent home. Mission Valley, California, which is about three miles from San Diego. These people followed construction work in Texas, Louisiana, Illinois and Arizona. They have never lived in a tent before but the man said, "I know this work-spree isn't going to last and I'm not giving all I make to the landlords."

Carpenter's wife setting the table in front of their tent home. Missio...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Marine training post. San Diego, California

Marine training post. San Diego, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Daughter of carpenter in her tent home. Mission Valley, California, which is about three miles from San Diego. She was in the second year of high school in Louisiana, but she is not attending school in California

Daughter of carpenter in her tent home. Mission Valley, California, wh...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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