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A Watched Pot: 1942

A Watched Pot: 1942

March 1942. Washington, D.C. "Teacher supervises the cooking of dinner by her maid. Negro home on the outskirts of the city which is owned by a doctor whose wife teaches in a Negro grammar school." Medium format nitrate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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The ceiling is at least 11 feet, so the house must have been big. You will notice the maid does not look stressed at all.

Where is Tom?

He should be hanging around, no doubt!

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