Americana In Color

The Denver Post photo blog, "Plog",  recently posted these incredible and
gorgeous color, Kodachrome, photographs of small town and rural America from 1939  to 1943!

"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." 

The accompanying book is available new or used, probably in the back of your favorite book store (or on amazon).  

In 2004 All Things Considered spoke with the author of the book, Paul Hendrickson.  It is archived here.

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