“Białystok, 1926. The unemployed seamstress”

“Białystok, 1926. The unemployed seamstress”

Napoleon Leonard. Unemployed Handiman. May 2009. Marks, Mississippi. The recession has hit many Americans hard, but the rural Lower Mississippi Delta region has had some of the nation's worst poverty for decades. The mechanization of agriculture and movement of textile plants out of the country has left the region's economy in tatters, leaving generational poverty in its wake. Mississippi's Republican Gov. Haley Barbour has said he will refuse about $56 million in federal government stimulus…

Lower Mississippi Delta Mired In Poverty

Napoleon Leonard. Unemployed Handiman. May 2009. Marks, Mississippi. The recession has hit many Americans hard, but the rural Lower Mississippi Delta region has had some of the nation's worst poverty for decades. The mechanization of agriculture and movement of textile plants out of the country has left the region's economy in tatters, leaving generational poverty in its wake. Mississippi's Republican Gov. Haley Barbour has said he will refuse about $56 million in federal government stimulus…

If it seems like you are playing around and not practicing, that's when you know you really love it. Jack Johnson    Meet Jessie. He said he thinks he is 67 years old. Jessie was sitting on a bench at the Square while I was looking for a parking and as soon as I saw him I wanted his portrait.    Jessie is from Tennessee, but has lived in Marietta Ga for the last 35 years. He used to be a coal miner for decades but now is currently unemployed. He was still very joyful while talking with…

If it seems like you are playing around and not practicing, that's when you know you really love it. Jack Johnson Meet Jessie. He said he thinks he is 67 years old. Jessie was sitting on a bench at the Square while I was looking for a parking and as soon as I saw him I wanted his portrait. Jessie is from Tennessee, but has lived in Marietta Ga for the last 35 years. He used to be a coal miner for decades but now is currently unemployed. He was still very joyful while talking with…

Unemployment line 2011.  How do we learn from history?

Unemployment line 2011. How do we learn from history?

Bill Java, 60, unemployed    "401K gone. No work available. I've worked for 45 years. Now have to rent rooms in my house so as not to lose it and become homeless, on food stamps and medicaid." / portrait by Steven Greaves

Bill Java, 60, unemployed "401K gone. No work available. I've worked for 45 years. Now have to rent rooms in my house so as not to lose it and become homeless, on food stamps and medicaid." / portrait by Steven Greaves

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Windmills of poems and lace  Art Print by LilyMoon on Etsy, $18.00

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The Seamstress,  Watercolour Print.

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C.. 1925, Tel Aviv was called The White City, for the stone quarried for its Bauhaus-modern homes. Britain's policy of allowing jewish immigration, triggered a major building boom in Tel Aviv in the 1920s and '30s.

C.. 1925, Tel Aviv was called The White City, for the stone quarried for its Bauhaus-modern homes. Britain's policy of allowing jewish immigration, triggered a major building boom in Tel Aviv in the 1920s and '30s.

Untitled. Cover of Sholem Aeykhem "Geklibene verk. Tevye der mikhiker" (Collected works. Tevye the Dairyman). Moscow, Shul un bukh, 1926, in Yiddish. 22,5 x 15. Design: Nathan Altman. Location: Musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaisme, Paris. Source: Hillel (Gregory) Kazovsky, The Artists of the Kultur-Lige, Jerusalem; Moskau 2003.

Untitled. Cover of Sholem Aeykhem "Geklibene verk. Tevye der mikhiker" (Collected works. Tevye the Dairyman). Moscow, Shul un bukh, 1926, in Yiddish. 22,5 x 15. Design: Nathan Altman. Location: Musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaisme, Paris. Source: Hillel (Gregory) Kazovsky, The Artists of the Kultur-Lige, Jerusalem; Moskau 2003.

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