Tag: American history

The Schoenfeldt family of Sheridan, Kansas worked hard on their turkey farm as these photographs reveal

The Schoenfeldt, a Russian-German family, raised turkeys on their farm in Sheridan County, Kansas in August 1939. Photojournalist Russell Lee took many photographs of the family as they went about their daily chores. Family of Mr. Schoenfeldt, FSA (Farm Security … Read More

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It might have been called the Boys’ War instead of the Civil War – here are the interesting facts

Authorities differ, and statistics bristle in the controversy, but this is the offering of the Photographic History of the Civil War: More than 2,000,000 Federal soldiers were twenty-one or under (of a total of some 2,700,000)- More than 1,000,000 were eighteen or … Read More

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Beautiful photographs while traveling through rural Georgia in 1937 reveal much about he people

Photojournalist Dorothea Lange took many pictures of people and the Georgia countryside when she toured the area in the spring of 1937. The photographs reveal much about the residents of Georgia. Here are some of these photographs with comments she … Read More

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