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Don't Drop This: 1943

Don't Drop This: 1943

December 1943. "Without engaging a hotel room, traveling servicemen may take a shower, shave, and wash and iron clothes at the United Nations service center." Another entry in Esther Bubley's curiously comprehensive series of photos for the Office of War Information, documenting shower facilities for enlisted men in wartime Washington, D.C. View full size.

 

So much supressed!

Hard to believe that the smorgasbord of displayed-yet-repressed ideals and values exhibited in this photograph has generated absolutely no comments!

Here's my question -- what the heck is that electrical romex cable doing hanging like that at the lower right of the photo!

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