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Country Kitchen: 1939

Country Kitchen: 1939

July 1939. Whitfield family. Wife of tobacco sharecropper drying the baby after its bath in the kitchen. Person County, North Carolina, near Gordonton. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the FSA. View full size.

 

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