Gagnon farm, ME 1942 Gagnon family photo
Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.

Gagnon farm, ME 1942

This is the Gagnon farm near Fort Kent, Maine. The photo was taken in August of 1942 by John Collier, a photographer who took a series of photos of farms in the area for the Farm Security Administration and the Department of War.

Fort Kent, Maine (vicinity). Gagnon farm
1 negative : nitrate ; 4 x 5 inches or smaller.
  • Title and other information from caption card.
  • LOT 0118 (Location of corresponding print).
  • Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
  • More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at
  • Film copy on SIS roll 16, frame 1989.
  • Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives
  • United States--Maine--Aroostook County--Fort Kent.
  • Nitrate negatives.
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)
Collier, John, 1913-1992, photographer
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Bringing in the hay for storage in the barn.
Jun 15, 2012 5:27 pm reply