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14 Southern Pictures 1865 - 1943

 
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1939. "Williams-Reid-Macon House (Dr. Gideon Hunt Macon), Airlie vicinity, Halifax County, North Carolina."

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Florida circa 1904. "DeLeon Springs near DeLand."

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February 1943. "Working on a 'Vengeance' dive bomber at Vultee Aircraft in Nashville, Tennessee." Gunning away at the Axis, one rivet at a time.

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December 1913. Stevenson, Alabama. "One of the young workers of the Stevenson Cotton Mills. Apparently under twelve years." Don't worry, kid. All that lint should keep you warm.

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February 1939. "Mr. Bias, former cowboy, now travels around the country in a trailer. Has private income. Weslaco, Texas." What does Mr. Bias play? Why, he plays favorites!

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February 1939. "Ice for sale. Harlingen, Texas." Pointy pick? Check. Telephone? Yes. Cash register? Yew betcha. Ginormous ball of twine? Natch. Big block of you-know-what? Right here. Snazzy socks to seal the deal? Done and done. Looks like we are in the ice business!

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February 1939. "White migrant and wife repairing clutch in their car near Harlingen, Texas." On the road during the Depression.

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February 1939. "White migrant boy asleep in car. He came with his father from Houston to Edinburg, Texas." Good night, John-Boy.

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February 1939. "Kitchen table and stove of white migrant tent camp near Harlingen, Texas. Married daughter of migrant worker cutting salt meat for dinner."

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April 1865. "Cold Harbor, Virginia. Collecting remains of dead on the battlefield after the war." Memento mori.

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February 1939. "Auto parts store in Corpus Christi, Texas." Welcome to Dad's.

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January 1939. "Sunflower Plantation. Son of tenant farmer in corner of living room. Pace, Mississippi." Note Sonny's suction-cup ammo.

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Georgia circa 1904. "Savannah Cotton Exchange." Note cotton-themed fountain landscaping and juvenile welcoming committee.

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February 1936. "Once a Missouri farmer, now a migratory farm laborer on the Pacific Coast, California." A possible prequel to The Grapes of Wrath.
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