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Missouri: 1938

Missouri: 1938

May 1938. New Madrid County, Missouri. "Wife and child of sharecropper, cut-over farmer of Mississippi bottoms." View full size. 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.

 

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Notice the houseflies on the lady's hand. Hate those flies.

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Her face has the same look as my (deceased) grandmother. Something about the eyes - it's haunting me. I wish we knew who she was.

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