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  • Tags: Great Depression

Schardt - Three Able Seamen.JPG
This print’s obviously ironic title asks us to notice what flows into the void of unemployment—all the moments of time the remain to be filled. Three men stare into the near distance, fiddle with their fingers, or even empty a pebble from a shoe.…

Bourke-White--World's Highest.jpg

Wolcott--Day Laborers.jpg

Cotton Harvesters.jpg

Lange--Migrant house.jpg
This structure was located on a 1500-acre cantaloupe farm in California's Imperial Valley near the US border with Mexico. Its photographer, Dorothea Lange, was one of the best-known photographers of the New Deal era, often recording poverty amidst…
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