Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Great Depression In Color



Times were tough in St. John's, Arizona in October, 1940. Townfolk lined up to register for free surplus food. Photographed by Russell Lee for the Farm Services Administration, as part of the WPA, documenting the Great Depression through pictures.

2 comments:

steven said...

we've got big and very busy foodbanks in my small city even now. hmmmmm. steven

HKatz said...

I like the expression of the girl in the white coat.