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Weaverville: 1934

Weaverville: 1934

March 10, 1934 "Weaverville, Trinity County, California. General view looking west." Not much evidence of a Great Depression other than the NRA sign in a store window. Photo by Roger Sturtevant for the Historic American Buildings Sur­vey. We wonder if he ever crossed paths with Dorothea Lange. View full size.

 

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