Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The Great Depression In Color

A Depression era street scene in Dillon, Montana, above, captured by Russell Lee in August 1942.

The main street of Cascade, Idaho, photographed in July, 1941 by Russell Lee. And below, Wisdom, Montana in April, 1942, photograph by John Vachon.

All photographs from the Library of Congress.

1 comment:

Sweet Repose-Junk Revival said...

A day in the life, wisdom, beer,drugs,cafe and beer...hmmmm...

You kids have a wonderful Thanksgiving, I'll be dreaming of your beautiful beach shots, while the blustery days of winter enshroud us here in Iowa...brrrr...!