Thursday, August 12, 2010

Color Photos of the Great Depression

 Headlines posted on window of newspaper office

Photos can do a wonderful job at giving us a glimpse of the world as it was. With the advent of color photography it allowed for that openness to the past to grow exponentially. This link below displays some of the only colors photos that depict the effects of the Great Depression in small and rural town America. This is a must to view and study over. 

Here are a few of the photos that were taken.

Growing a garden in New Mexico

Store with live fish for sale in Louisiana

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