Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Great Depression In Color



Louise Rosskam made these photographs in 1941 in the nation's Capitol. Above, the neighborhood market on the corner of N and Union Street NW, and below, a young boy walks the same neighborhood.

These photographs are from the Library of Congress, part of their collection of uncommon color photographs made for the WPA during the Great Depression.

2 comments:

Rachel Fenton said...

It looks so now - could have been looking at my home town there..amazing..

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