Wednesday, November 3, 2010

The Great Depression In Color




Music at a 1939 McIntosh County, Oklahoma dance was provided by these folks on guitar and fiddle.

The photo is by Russell Lee for the Farm Services Administration, aprt of the collection of the Library of Congress.

4 comments:

steven said...

music so wants to be heard . . . . steven

Tracy said...

Beautiful guitar... I can almost heart a country rhythm... :o) Happy Day, Golden West ((HUGS))

The Weaver of Grass said...

I wonder what they sounded like. They don't look all that cheerful, I have to say.

Rachel Fenton said...

Would you look at those caterpillar socks; only happy thing in the picture. Wish I could hear them.