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Amite City: 1935

Amite City: 1935

October 1935. Young residents of Amite City, Louisiana. View full size. 35mm nitrate negative by Ben Shahn for the Farm Security Administration.

 

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That Ben Shahn

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Ben Shahn

Is this the Ben Shahn of the famous prints? This photograph has the same look of blunt desperation.

[Yes, Ben Shahn the painter. - Dave]

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