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Rural Michigan in 1941 – photographs show the strength of the people

Photographer John Vachon traveled in Michigan in 1941 and took many photographs depicting the life of the citizens at the time. Farmer. Isabella County, Michigan  Farmer. Isabella County, Michigan VINEGAR OF THE FOUR THIEVES: Recipes & curious tips from the past Farmer. Isabella County, Michigan Farmhouse. Ionia County, Michigan   Church. Midland, Michigan – Beautiful […]

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Farming in Clark County, Kentucky in 1916 required the help of the whole family as can be seen in these remarkable photographs below – many have names of the families

Lewis Wickes Hine (September 26, 1874 – November 3, 1940) was an American sociologist and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs were instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States. He visited Kentucky in 1916 and took many photographs of early schools and children working […]