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Utopian Picnic: 1936

Utopian Picnic: 1936

July 1936. "Hillhouse, Mississippi. Girls with food for Fourth of July celebration at Delta Cooperative Farm settled by evicted sharecroppers from Arkansas, organized in 1935 by Sherwood Eddy, a New York writer and reformer." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Mom, who was born in 1930, had a haircut like the girl on the right for most of her childhood. "How I hated that haircut!" she'd always say when looking at old pictures. That was one of few styles for little girls during the Great Depression.

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