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The Corn Is Yellow: 1942

The Corn Is Yellow: 1942

Sardinia, Ohio, circa 1942. "Man shoveling ears of dried corn from wagon through feed store window." 35mm Kodachrome by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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