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1939. "Williams-Reid-Macon House (Dr. Gideon Hunt Macon), Airlie vicinity, Halifax County, North Carolina."
Florida circa 1904. "DeLeon Springs near DeLand."
February 1943. "Working on a 'Vengeance' dive bomber at Vultee Aircraft in Nashville, Tennessee." Gunning away at the Axis, one rivet at a time.
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.
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!
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!
February 1939. "White migrant and wife repairing clutch in their car near Harlingen, Texas." On the road during the Depression.
February 1939. "White migrant boy asleep in car. He came with his father from Houston to Edinburg, Texas." Good night, John-Boy.
February 1939. "Kitchen table and stove of white migrant tent camp near Harlingen, Texas. Married daughter of migrant worker cutting salt meat for dinner."
April 1865. "Cold Harbor, Virginia. Collecting remains of dead on the battlefield after the war." Memento mori.
February 1939. "Auto parts store in Corpus Christi, Texas." Welcome to Dad's.
January 1939. "Sunflower Plantation. Son of tenant farmer in corner of living room. Pace, Mississippi." Note Sonny's suction-cup ammo.
Georgia circa 1904. "Savannah Cotton Exchange." Note cotton-themed fountain landscaping and juvenile welcoming committee.
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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