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Dodgeball: 1943

Dodgeball: 1943

August 1943. "Middle River, a small crossroads in the vicinity of Baltimore, Maryland. Farm Security Administration housing project (later administered by the National Housing Agency) for Glenn L. Martin aircraft workers. Play period for children attending Bible class." Medium format negative by John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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Stout Expansible Trailer

Patent applied for in 1936 by William Stout, but not manufactured until wartime housing problems created the necessity. Due to material rationing, they had substandard wiring and plumbing. Reportedly some were still in use into the 1970s.

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