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Western Onion: 1939

Western Onion: 1939

October 1939. "Harvesting onions in field of Farm Security Administration client. Western Slope Farms, Colorado." Photo by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

 

"One Day, Someone will have Shade, Here"

I can only imagine the conversation over a lunch sitting in the field, hot as Hell, and deciding to plant a few trees (right there) so in the future, someone will have some shade from the brutal, but beautiful sun.

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