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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • RAINIER NATIONAL PARK: c. 1920s

Truro Tourist: 1940

Truro Tourist: 1940

August 1940. "Tourist house in Truro, Massachusetts. The girl at the easel is a boarder. House belongs to incapacitated Portuguese fisherman and railroad worker from the Cape Verde Islands. He and his wife now make most of their income from boarding tourists in their lovely house during the short three-month season." Medium format negative by Edwin Rosskam. View full size.

 

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