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History: Photos of East Islip Auto Graveyard

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We dug into the archive and found these old pics.

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Photo: Public Domain.

In the 1940s the Farm Security Administration’s Office of War Information took these photos of an automobile graveyard in East Islip. The name is only identified in the description as Gudkin with no other information given. Generally an automobile graveyard is a place where cars are kept while waiting to be destroyed.

 

Photos of East Islip Auto Graveyard

 

Collection: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Created/Published: 1941 or 1942.

 

Photo taken at East Islip, Long Island, of the Gudkin automobile graveyard

 

Collection: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Created/Published: 1941 or 1942

 

Photo taken at East Islip, Long Island, of the Gudkin automobile graveyard.

 

Collection: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Created/Published: 1941 or 1942.

 

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