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    Sins of Passion: August 1937. "Early morning scene. Tower, Minnesota." Medium format nitrate negative by Russell Lee

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    • Anabel Dean

      Sins of Passion: February 1940. Vernon, Oklahoma. "Song director conducting singing of spiritual at soil conservation meeting." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. Click to view full size.

    • Dave Brock

      Sins of Passion: August 1937. "Early morning scene. Tower, Minnesota." Medium format nitrate negative by Russell Lee

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      Early morning scene. Tower, Minnesota. Russell Lee. 1937.

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