Voices from the Thirties


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Farm woman with home-made jelly. Russell Lee. Photograph, 1939. (LC-USF33-12450).

People who told stories of life and work during the 1930s include an Irish maid from Massachusetts, a woman who worked in a North Carolina textile mill, a Scandinavian iron worker, a Vermont farm wife, an African-American worker in Chicago meat packing house, and a clerk in Macy's department store.


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