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Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Bound for Glory


'Orchestra at square dance' McIntosh County, Oklahoma, 1939 or 1940.
Photo by Russell Lee. Click image for larger view at source.

Bound for Glory (at the Library of Congress): "America in Color is the first major exhibition of the little known color images taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information. These vivid scenes and portraits capture the effects of the Depression on America's rural and small town populations, the nation's subsequent economic recovery and industrial growth, and the country's great mobilization for World War II." (via PLEP)