A FEW AMAZING PHOTOS via SHORPY (click image twice to see BIG)

February 1942. “Madison, Wis. Farm short course school at the University of Wisconsin. This class in rural society often practices square dances. Interest in rural culture and customs is stimulated at the school.” You betcha! Medium format negative by Jack Delano, Office of War Information.

From around 1953 comes this color transparency, possibly shot by Charlotte Brooks for the Look magazine assignment “Christmas Toys,” and definitely a future exhibit in the Baby Boomer Museum

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May 1940. “Cotton carnival. Memphis, Tennessee.” Waiting for her Royal Crown. Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott

November 1952. A pep talk from Coach. “Hamlet (North Carolina) High School football team in locker room at away game.” From photos by Douglas Jones for the Look magazine assignment “Football Weekend.”


One Response

  1. david snow

    really great stuff!

    December 7, 2013 at 6:57 pm

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