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Delta County Fair: 1940

Delta County Fair: 1940

October 1940. Fun at the Delta County Fair in western Colorado. View full size. 35mm Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee, Farm Security Administration.

 

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Stylish

Toward the right, note the very stylishly clad mother and children trio: Mom in slacks with matching top, daughter at left in puttees and little boy in what looks like a sailor suit.

Lean times, Lean people

Not as much high-energy food and a sight more physical activity in the course of every day life... the same observations apply to Australians then and now.

Svelte

Looking at this picture, I think people weren't as fat as they are now.

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