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Home, Work: 1938

Home, Work: 1938

July 1938. "Slums near steel mill. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Zonk!

I'll take whatever's behind door No. 2

Dindows

Doors that are windows.

Be it ever so humble

You're never too fancy to have a broom on the roof.

A lacking

Strange that not a single smokestack is emitting the infamous heavy smoke known to be a signature of that region in those years.

As we all can see

The outhouse bottom right and the lack of indoor facilities. Upper right window with basin and the water and soap streak on the roof. Look out below. Mop on the roof is a nice touch.

[And yet, a vent stack running up to the roof. - Dave]

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