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Work From Home: 1941

Work From Home: 1941

January 1941. "Scene in west Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Stacks of the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation in background." Medium format negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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I love these snapshots in time. A year after this photo was taken, the steel mills of Pennsylvania would soon be working overtime for the war effort.

I don't know a thing

... about the Farm Security Administration. It's hard to imagine a government agency with such a mundane handle could produce an artist like Jack Delano. I'll bet they never knew.

[Not to mention Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks, Walker Evans et al. - Dave]

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