America In Color :: 1939-1943

These images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. So fascinating!

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9 comments:

rachel arnold said...

these are absolutely incredible. i can't stop looking at them all!!!

Emma said...

my husband was just showing me these! they are amazing.

Bri said...

wow, this is amazing! Come to think of it I hardly picture the depression times in color since I'm so used to the regular black/white photos.

jasmine said...

i looked at these over the weekend, and they're gorgeous. there's something so mesmerizing about them. they almost look like recreations taken today.

E(liz)abeth said...

These are so haunting and beautiful! It's hard to believe they're real.

kelly ann said...

i saw these recently and was in AWE. so haunting. and the quality of these are incredible. i'm amazed!

brittany said...

okay NO way! it is unbelievable to see photos like that in color! when they're black and white, they feel so distant from today's world. in color they are so real!

Holly Knitlightly said...

These photos are SO amazing! Although the one of the largest snake is kind of giving me the shivers... haha.

Elise said...

I know! Isn't it amazing to see it this way? Things were so much more colorful than I ever saw it in my head. :)