Daily Archives: December 6, 2008

America Before Pearl Harbor

AMERICA BEFORE PEARL HARBOR – Early Kodachrome Images is an astounding collection of images across America in a long bygone time most will probably  only recall from textbook images.  It is a cross post from Johnny Gunn at FourWinds10.com.

A must see, if only to realize the remarkable similarity of times past, to those of today, despite the obvious differences.

When we think of America during the Great Depression, we often picture it in shades of grey. It was a grim era and most photographs from that era were in black and white.


This is one of Dorothea Lange’s most famous photographs – a destitute mother in a migrant farm worker camp in California.  Lange was one of the many talented WPA photographers who recorded the history and conditions of the Depression across the United States.  Follow me below the fold as we look at America before Pearl Harbor.

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