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Great Depression Bedroom: 1935

Great Depression Bedroom: 1935

Man and boy in sitting room / bedroom of Great Depression era home, Hamilton County, Ohio. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

WWII Materials Conservation: 1942

WWII Materials Conservation: 1942

Description with photo: "Attractive playsuits for daughter can be made from that old housedress with the splitting seams, and junior's first long pants (no cuffs) can be cut from father's old overcoat.

Old Bottle Collector: 1939

Old Bottle Collector: 1939

Bottle collector W. Edwin Priest, retired Professor of History in the Washington, D.C. high schools. Priest is shown holding the latest addition, the most valuable one, which was found in Chaldea, home of the early Christians, and said to be over 4,000 years old. Harris & Ewing, photographer, 1939. LOC original medium: glass negative.

White Plains Woman: 1941

White Plains Woman: 1941

African American woman in front of building near White Plains, Georgia with Georgia state and U.S. flags. Photo taken by either Jack Delano or Marion Post Wolcott in 1941. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Children in Poverty: 1937

Children in Poverty: 1937

Children in poverty at Gibbs City, Michigan, 1937. Depression era photo taken by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Tipler, Wisconsin Girls: 1937

Tipler, Wisconsin Girls: 1937

Two little girls in their home near Tipler, Wisconsin. Great Depression era photo taken by photographer Russell Lee in 1937. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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