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Fw: Photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, 1939-1943; including a large section on Pie Town, New Mexico

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  • Jewelle Baker
    Hello Group..... Read below.... another very interesting report I ve gleaned for your perusal...... thank you, Sally!!! Jewelle jewelle@coastalnet.com
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      Hello Group.....
      Read below.... another very interesting report I've "gleaned"
      for your perusal...... thank you, Sally!!!
      Jewelle

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      Sent: Sunday, February 26, 2012 7:29 PM
      Subject: Photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War
      Information, 1939-1943; including a large section on Pie Town, New Mexico


      > Great pictures.
      >
      > These images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office
      > of
      > War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the
      > effects
      > of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. The
      > photographs are the property of the Library of Congress and were included
      > in
      > a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color.
      > http://extras.denverpost.com/archive/captured.asp
      > A lot of these are from Pie Town, NM .. ever heard of it? Neither had I.
      > All
      > of the pictures were taken between 1939-1943, the ones in Pie Town, NM
      > were
      > taken in approx 1940. As of 2000, the population was 191, 136 houses. They
      > hold a Pie Festival there every September.
      >
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