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Hello to All the Folks Back Home: 1943

Hello to All the Folks Back Home: 1943

15-cent photo booth in the lobby at the United Nations service center at Washington, D.C. December 1943. View full size. Photograph by Esther Bubley.

 

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Does anyone have the pictures these military men took? Often the photo booth pictures are really funny and awkward, that would just be a delight to see!

What year?

I am slightly confused. I thought the United Nations itself did not exist until AFTER the second World War. Please someone correct me.

["United Nations" meant the Allies (England, the United States, Canada, Australia, Russia, etc.) - Dave]

Holy crap, I'm officially

Holy crap, I'm officially old.

When I was a kid we had almost that exact same machine at the woolworths downtown. I remember the little stool you sit on would move up or down if you spun it.

From what I remember it took pretty good black & white photos but took forever to print them.

I love the sophisticated

I love the sophisticated expression the man in the photobooth has, kind of cheeky.

I hope he made it home safely.

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