Sunday, March 15, 2009

America from the Great Depression to World War II:
Color Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1939-1945

Commuters, who have just come off the train, waiting for the bus to go home, Lowell, Mass. (January 1941)

Kitchen utensils hanging below a spice rack with mint, caraway, thyme, and sage jars.
(Between 1941-1945)

Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation,[Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.](1942 or 1943)

Women workers employed as wipers in the roundhouse having lunch in their rest room, C. & N.W. R.R., Clinton, Iowa (1943 April)

"Backstage" at the "girlie" show at the Vermont state fair, Rutland (1941 Sept)

Dr. Schreiber of San Augustine giving a typhoid innoculation at a rural school, San Augustine County, Texas (1943 April)

Couples at square dance, McIntosh County, Oklahoma [1939 or 1940]

Click here for the index and more fascinating historical photos from The Library of Congress.