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The Corn Is Gray: 1942

The Corn Is Gray: 1942

Sept. 1942. Canfield, Ohio. "Mrs. Harry Mercer, a young neighbor and grandchild, husking and removing silk from the corn. The corn will be dried and stored for later use." Photo by Ann Rosener, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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...a "candid type" camera (in the newspaper ad) for 98 cents??
Looks like an Irwin Company camera. Irwin, based in New York City, listed these as Kandor Candid Cameras, and I also found what appears to be the same one called an Irwin Lark model. Not sure why the different names.

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