Central Avenue 1943

This is a photo of Central Ave. in 1943. The photo was taken by John Collier Jr. as part of the Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Collections at the Library of Congress.
In 1941 to 1943, Collier worked as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information under Roy Stryker and documented many areas around the eastern U.S and northern New Mexico.

Document Type: Photograph
Historical Event: Major Transportation Facilities
Sub Event: Route 66
Origin: Office of War Information Collections, Library of Congress
Date: February 1, 1943
Author: John Collier Jr.
Permission: Public Domain
Contributor: Tammie Torres
Albuquerque Historical Society

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