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Fancy Flakes: 1938

Fancy Flakes: 1938

February 1938. "Resident at Greenbelt, Maryland, with child in the cooperative grocery store. Greenbelt is a model community planned by the Suburban Division of U.S. Resettlement Administration." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

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Nice kicks

I'm just going to come right out and say it: I love her shoes. But she's going to need a shopping cart if she really plans to make spaghetti.

Moved boxes

This is the bane of shelf stockers -- finding the castoffs of people who came upon the cheaper item or just decided to ditch an earlier impulse. Same deal with university students, who aren’t trusted to re-shelve books, so they are told not to. A mis-shelved book can be lost forever.

Did the kid move that box?

That one box of rice cereal on the wheat flakes shelf sets off the OCD in me.

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