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Empty Calories: 1942

Empty Calories: 1942

        "Nothing for me, thanks."

October 1942. "Girl worker at lunch also absorbing California sunshine, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach." Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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