Tuesday, February 2, 2016

On The Road Again

February already? Seems like an eternity from when this is being scheduled (13 November 2015) but we figured since it's pointless either way we may as well use the exact-to-the-month 70th anniv. to note it (& possibly to surprise ourselves).

They are included among about 1,300 photographs from the Los Angeles area collected in a breathtaking new online presentation of more than 170,000 photographs made from 1935 to 1945 for the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information and housed by the Library of Congress. A Yale University project called Photogrammar has put them all online, with an interactive map that lets you click on any county in the U.S. for the images from there.
"The trek of bums, tramps, single transients and undesirable indigents out of
Los Angeles County because of police activity." Dorothea Lange February 1936
At the link, images of where Union Station was built. "Average rental is eight dollars. Some houses have plumbing."

Hey, did those hicks in Iowa caucus for Carson or Trump yesterday?

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