Thursday, August 19, 2010

Vintage America

These are some of the only color photographs taken during the Depression. They cover the time period of 1939-1943 & focus on rural & small town life. They were taken by the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information. Property of the Library of Congress.

Here are a handful from New England:

{Southington, CT. 1942}

{Rutland, VT. 1941}

{Brockton, MA. 1940}

{Caribou, Maine. 1940}

{Derby, CT. 1940}

{Stonington, CT. 1940}

{via Goldteef}

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