America in a whole new light: Rare color photographs of the Great Depression and World War II show the hardships of life


” These vivid photos from the Great Depression and World War II capture an era in America generally seen only in black-and-white and bring it to life in full color.

  These rare pictures document the stories of those people in small towns and rural areas who were still poverty-stricken, as well as the lives of workers in inner city factories and workshops.”


  ” The images were taken by photographers for the United States Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information and the collection of photographs from this time makes up a valuable record of the country and its people during the tough years between 1935 and 1944.”

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