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Photo taken in Louisville, Kentucky, 1937, by Margaret Bourke-White.
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Posted at 06:08 AM in Advertising from the 1930s, Vintage Advertising Images, Vintage Outdoor Advertising, Vintage Racist Advertising | Permalink
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good thing we're past that
baby carriers backpacks |
04 April 2009 at 12:36 AM
Are we past that?
Benita Giovannetti |
08 May 2009 at 05:08 PM
It really depends on where you go. Some people realize now that we are part of the global community, but there are still a large number of people that do not.
Outdoor Signs |
16 September 2009 at 10:19 PM
This image by MBW chronicles victims of the Louisville, Kentucky flood of 1937 originally published in Life magazine. The photo makes for an interesting metaphor, though.
21 October 2009 at 10:36 AM
Also used as the cover of Curtis Mayfield's "There's No Place Like America Today".
12 January 2010 at 10:53 AM
The world has globalized and so should we.
ergo baby |
30 April 2010 at 02:40 AM
Also described in Christopher Paul Curtis' book Bud Not Buddy, a story about the depression era describing the journeys of a young african american boy in search of his father.
Nathaniel burgess |
18 December 2010 at 09:14 PM
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