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Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s

The Year is 1942 "Schoolchildren, half of Polish and half of Italian descent." May 1942. Southington, Connecticut.

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Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s

Great color palette and texture in the clothing. Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s April 1943 Children from a rural school, San Augustine County, Texas.

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Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s

Two little girls in a park near Union Station, Washington, DC - 1943 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr

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Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s

*Bayou Bourbeau plantation, a Farm Security Administration cooperative. Vicinity of Natchitoches, Louisiana, August 1940. Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

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Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s

IlPost - Tre bambini in una scuola rurale nella contea di San Augustine, in Texas, nell’aprile del 1943. (Library of Congress) - Tre bambini in una scuola rurale nella contea di San Augustine, in Texas, nellaprile del 1943. (a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2179121471/in/set-72157603671370361Library of Congress/a)

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Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s

Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s Oct. 1940 School children singing, Pie Town, New Mexico.

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Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s

"Jack Whinery and his family, homesteaders, Pie Town, New Mexico" Photographer: Russell Lee; Date: 1940 September; Location: Pie Town, New Mexico, USA | Part of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)

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Rare color photos: Kids in the 1940s

At the Vermont State Fair in Rutland. 1930-1940 ~Darcie Chan's Mill River Series takes place in Rutland, and the fictitious Town of Mill River, VT.