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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

Working Lunch: 1939

Working Lunch: 1939

April 1939. Kilgore, Texas. "Oilfield workers eating lunch." 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Eating the same thing (fried chicken?) and sharing a bottle of milk -- Mom packed their lunch.

Dejeuner sur le fumier

This scene makes lunch at my desk look utterly epicurean.

The gloves are off!

Only clean exposed parts. I can only imagine trying to eat otherwise.

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