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Social Climber: 1941

Social Climber: 1941

March 1941. "Boy from North Carolina. Family has just moved to Newport News, Virginia, for work in shipyards." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

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Hard Rubber or Air?

Man, those are some seriously large tires on that scooter. I wonder if they were a standard size or a modification.

USDA Stone Prime

Haha, it really does look like a ribeye, but pretty sure it's just a rock.

Sky Chief

I had an old wagon like that as a kid, in the sixties, but its body was made of wood, not metal. Maybe it was more ancient than this wagon from 1941.

And what’s that thing in the lower left, just off the pavement – a rib steak?

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