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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE MIAMI: c. 1960s

Daddy Is a Trasher: 1939

Daddy Is a Trasher: 1939

July 1939. "Children of May Avenue camp, Oklahoma City. Their father is a trasher and they are playing with some things he picked up." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Complexion reflection

Seems like we don't see as many freckle-face kids anymore. Wonder why?

[Those aren't freckles. The boy has impetigo, or something like it. - Dave]

Different now

Today he would be called a picker, and he might get his own show.

Golf bag

That golf bag to the left appears to be in excellent condition. In today's collector's market it could easily go for $300-500.

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