Eyes of the Great Depression 025

eyes of the great depression 025
Ex-Nebraska farmer now developing farm out of the stumps. Bonner County, Idaho.

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1939 Oct.

Photographer: Dorothea Lange

Part of: Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA


american history, economy, eyes of the great depression, great depression, history, people, vintage images

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  • Michelle Gartner Apr 18, 2009

    This codger reminds me of my Grandpa Ben. Mainly the way he's dressed, my Grandpa dressed like that in the 70's.

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  • Mike Apr 30, 2009

    A lot of old time farmers used to dress like that. Some still do. What has surprised me in looking at some of these pictures is how widespread and common overalls were in some areas.

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