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A Second Helping: 1942

A Second Helping: 1942

June 1942. Meanwhile, back in Chicago, we return to the Kassalo family kitchen for a another helping of "American as the Smiths and Joneses." Photo by Ann Rosener for the Office of War Information. View full size.


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Bread of Life

Is that a cellophane-wrapped loaf of bread on the table? I thought most breads were wrapped in paper or waxed paper through the forties. But maybe I'm wrong!

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The real Summer of '42

I wonder if any of the chairs match up. Great little cast iron stove.

I'd recognize that jaw anywhere!

On the wall, between FDR and the calendar: Gen. Douglas MacArthur, then Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Theater.

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