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The Egg and I: 1940

The Egg and I: 1940

May 1940. "Member of the Arizona part-time farms (last seen here), Chandler Unit, in bedroom of his apartment on the project studying for civil service examination in poultry culture. Maricopa County, Arizona." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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