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The Lunch Crowd: 1941

The Lunch Crowd: 1941

July 1941. "Stockyard workers during lunch hour. Chicago, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Young Mr. White Shirt is handsome!

Less scuffed shoes, no pants patches and drinking milk = I spot a newbie. Poor man on the far left embarrassingly has unzipped or torn pants.

Salad, please.

I might be wrong, but I suspect that a morning in the meat-packing plant would kill my appetite for meat.

Blessed contentment

“Nowhere in the world will such a brotherly feeling of confidence be experienced as amongst those who sit together smoking their pipes.”
– The Results and Merits of Tobacco, 1844, Doctor Barnstein

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