Monday, 13 September 2010

"America in Color "

I've developed an obsession with all things American, i'm wanting to know anything and everything. I stumbled across this photographic collection "America in Color" - a series of images showcasing the effects of the depression upon America's rural and small town populations, upon project365
Backstage at the "girlie" show at the state fair. Rutland, Vermont, September 1941 
Boy building a model airplane as girl watches. Robstown, Texas, January 1942 
Bayou Bourbeau plantation, a Farm Security Administration cooperative. Vicinity of Natchitoches, Louisiana, August 1940 
Women workers employed as wipers in the roundhouse having lunch in their rest room, Chicago and Northwest Railway Company. Clinton, Iowa, April 1943.
Children stage a patriotic demonstration. Southington, Connecticut, May 1942.
More pictures can be found here