"Backstage" at the "girlie" show at the Vermont state fair, Rutland, in September 1941. Nearly 50 trucks lined up outside of a starch factory, Caribou, Aroostook County, Me. Some had been waiting for twenty-four hours for the potatoes to be graded and weighed, in October 1940.
Day laborers picking cotton near Clarksdale, Miss. Delta, in November 1940.
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