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    Pavement Ends: 1937

    July 1939. Daughter of white tobacco sharecropper at country store. Person County, North Carolina. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange

    June 1937. "Child of Texas migrant family who follow the cotton crop from Corpus Christi to the Panhandle." Photo by Dorothea Lange.

    August 17, 1936. Blythe, California. "Drought refugees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields. There are seven in family. by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

    Dust bowl migrants.

    Chernobyl Then and Now

    This is an old photograph of a legally grown marijuana crop in rural Crittenden County, Kentucky that was taken in 1942. During World War II, the U.S. Government paid farmers in rural Kentucky to raise marijuana for national defense purposes. The marijuana plants were used to make hemp rope. Legal marijuana growing ended at the end of World War II.

    Burning of San Francisco after the April 18, 1906 earthquake.

    Faces of the Depression- January, 1937 Looking closely at the full size photo, I'm amazed by the large muscular fingers and hands of the boy. His eyes show concern with a serious glare and his mother, with bruised leg, recognizes him with her extended arm. The children of the depression had to grow up faster than any other generation in recent history. Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida." by Arthur Rothstein


    1936 mother and children in rags during Great Depression. Makes you stop and think...

    Dirty Girls: 1922

    March 1937. "Four families, three of them related with 15 children, from the Dust Bowl in Texas in an overnight roadside camp near Calipatria, California." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

    December 1935. Resettled at Bosque Farms project in New Mexico. Family of four from Taos Junction. - Dorothea Lange

    Family Trip: 1937

    November 1939. Waco, Texas. "Proprietor of small store in market square." Pop bottles on the cooler: Woosies, Double Line and Double Cola. 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration

    The Hindenburg hits the ground in flames in Lakehurst, N.J. on May 6, 1937.

    "Real-life Grave of the Fireflies: Stoic Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, by American photographer, Joe O’Donnell 1945"

    July 1940. Berrien County, Michigan. "Migrant mother of family from Arkansas in roadside camp of cherry pickers."

    Nautical New York: 1900

    Good Coffee: 1937