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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • THE CITY OF RUINS AND ROSES, c. 1930

Paddy Wagon: 1936

Paddy Wagon: 1936

September 1938. Abbeville, Louisiana. "Farmer's truck at state rice mill." 35mm negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Chevrolet

His truck is a 1934-35 Chevrolet similar to the one in the photo below.

The farmer's name

seems to be J. Broussard, reading from the truck's door. There are still many Broussards living in Abbeville.

Perfect form

I give this "hunker" a 10.

Paddy Wagon

Dave, I always look forward to your witty captions.

 
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