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American Pickers: 1943

American Pickers: 1943

May 1943. "Corpus Christi, Texas. Truckload of Mexican and Negro farm laborers." Photo by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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Hugo's Boss

Notably well dressed for farm laborers! Striped collared button-downs, belts, and fedoras. Could be in any fashion magazine today except, of course, for the heart-felt smiles.

Wonderful photo

So much youth, energy and optimism in this picture!

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