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Washed Up: 1939

Washed Up: 1939

June 1939. Muskogee County, Oklahoma. "Near Webbers Falls. Sons of agricultural day laborer after washing up for dinner." 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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If they were lucky and had flour, water and lard, then dinner was fried dough (again) or sometimes beans. I knew an old timer from Oklahoma and he said when company was coming, Mom would just add another cup of water to the beans.

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