Fw: Photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, 1939-1943; including a large section on Pie Town, New Mexico
- Hello Group.....
Read below.... another very interesting report I've "gleaned"
for your perusal...... thank you, Sally!!!
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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
> War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the
> of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. The
> photographs are the property of the Library of Congress and were included
> a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color.
> A lot of these are from Pie Town, NM .. ever heard of it? Neither had I.
> of the pictures were taken between 1939-1943, the ones in Pie Town, NM
> taken in approx 1940. As of 2000, the population was 191, 136 houses. They
> hold a Pie Festival there every September.