Depression-era photos showcase the 1930s
By Amanda Peacher
"That was me," the white-haired woman standing near me at the exhibition said quietly. We were examining a photo by Russel Lee of a school choir from the 1930s. The shoeless children wore threadbare Sunday clothes, yet their expressions were jubilant. "It was a long time ago," she said, "but I remember being that age once and poor as sin."
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