Past And Present, Ctd

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by Chris Bodenner

An incredible collection of color photos recently featured in the Denver Post:

These images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations.

Caption for the one above:

Jack Whinery, homesteader, and his family. Pie Town, New Mexico, October 1940.

Another Dish fave after the jump:

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Who is he pining for?

(Hat tip: Zach Klein)

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

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