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20 Wonderful Color Photos Of The Life In Texas In The 1940s

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    20 Wonderful Color Photos of the Life in Texas in the 1940s

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    A big house on a Houston street, Texas, May 1943

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    A doctor giving a typhoid inoculation at a rural school, San Augustine County, Texas, April 1943

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    A general view of Amarillo, Texas, March 1943

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    Boy building a model airplane as girl watches, Texas, 1942

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    Boys flying a kite in front of the community center at the FSA camp, Robstown, 1942



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    Boys playing marbles, Robstown, Texas, 1942

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    Boys sitting on truck parked at the FSA labor camp, Robstown, Texas, Jan. 1942

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    Child of a migratory farm laborer in the field during the harvest of the community center's cabbage crop at the FSA labor camp, Robstown, Texas, Jan. 1942

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    Community clothesline at the FSA labor camp, Robstown, Texas, 1942

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    Families of migratory workers in front of their row shelters at the FSA labor camp, Robstown, Texas, 1942

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    Gardens are planted in front of the row shelters, Robstown, 1942

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    Geologist examining cuttings from wildcat well, Amarillo, Texas, 1943

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    Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Texas, Jan 1942

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    Row shelters at the FSA labor camp, Robstown, Texas, Jan. 1942

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    Rural school children, San Augustine County, Texas, 1943

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    Rural school children, San Augustine County, Texas, April 1943

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    Workers leaving Pennsylvania shipyards, Beaumont, Texas, June 1943

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    Workers on the Liberator Bombers, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 1942

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    Working with a sea-plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas, August 1942

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    Young woman at the community laundry on Saturday afternoon, Robstown, 1942

    (Photos from The Library of Congress)
     
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