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Make Our School a Place of Art and History

We'd like to cover the walls of our school with beautifully printed and framed Russell Lee photographs. Help us do that by sponsoring a print of your choice.

Project by: Russell Lee Elementary School

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Cathryne McNamara

Oct 26, 7:54am

$100.00

April 1941... Boys on Easter morning, Southside Chicago. Acetate negative by

For our love Wade, who understands we do not choose the conditions into which we are born, who realizes we are all more the same than different and who wants to help everyone... Happy Birthday to you, empathizing soul, we love you. Cathryne, Lucia and Elliot

Suzanne van der Feest (on behalf of Suzanne, Andrea & Matteo Alu - van der Feest)

Oct 20, 9:57am

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Boys at National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana

So much going on in this photo - different dresses, most kids focusing on the activity in front of them that we cannot see. But two boys are aware of the camera and giving it a weary look, the same look we can still see in kids nowadays when we pull yet another camera at them!

Kellie Eiler-Leifeste (on behalf of Philip, Nigel, Kellie & Evelyn Leifeste)

Oct 18, 5:06pm

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Daughter of migrant in doorway of trailer, Sebastin, Texas

This image represents the history and the future of the Leifeste family which includes 3 generations of Lee Elementary students and a current staff member, Philip, Nigel, Kellie & Evelyn Leifeste. Proud members of the Russell Lee Elementary Roadrunner Family.

Eugenie Long (on behalf of Jacques Bagur)

Oct 17, 6:38am

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Old resident of Crystal City, Texas now living on town relief. He was an oldtime trail driver

This photo reminds me of my father. All that's missing is his beloved pipe.

Kristin, Matt & Arlo Irving

Oct 15, 3:52pm

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Child of farmer sitting in automobile waiting…

Caren Pinzur

Oct 13, 3:35pm

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1939 Feb. girl with baby sister in front of hut

Erin Buckingham

Oct 13, 2:48pm

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Schoolchildren waiting in line to go to the movies, San Augustine, Texas

Lee school fundraiser for photos

John Hewlett

Oct 12, 5:18pm

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Shoeshine boy

I love this picture. It reminds me of so many of our kids today and that hairstyle has stood the test of time.

Daniel Oppenheimer

May 08, 1:12pm

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From the Grogan/Oppenheimer family: Gideon, Asa, Jolie, Jessica, and Daniel

Eugenie Long (on behalf of Anais Long)

May 02, 3:40pm

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Perks

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1939 Feb. girl with baby sister in front of hut

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A city bus. San Antonio.

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A sick child sleeping in trailer home of his father

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April 1941... Boys on Easter morning, Southside Chicago. Acetate negative by

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at a church bingo party

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at a district meeting of the pan-American progressive association (PAPA)

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At the Pie Town Fair, Sept. 1940

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Baseball game at recess, San Augustine grade school, San Augustine, Texas

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Basilica and town, Matera, Italy, 1960

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Boys at National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana

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Butte, Montana. Part of Columbia Gardens, an outdoor amusement resort

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Butte, Montana. Porch of pavilion at Columbia Gardens

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Cajun girl at National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana

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Cajun orchestra at fais-do-do dance near Crowley, Louisiana

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Carrying mesquite to be burned in process of clearing land, El Indio, Texas

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Cattle in corrals on ranch, Beaverhead County, Mont

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Cherry orchards, farm lands and irrigation ditch at Emmett, Idaho

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Child of farmer sitting in automobile waiting…

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Children asleep on bed during square dance, McIntosh County, Okla.

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Children of white migrants from west Texas sitting on mattresses just unloaded from trailer. Harlingen, Texas

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Children resting during recess at a rural school near Tipler, Wisconsin

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Children who live in a slum corral

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Clarinet players, Southwestern University band, National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana

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Couple, Monterotondo, Italy, 1960

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Couples at square dance, McIntosh County, Oklahoma

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Daughter of farmers near La Forge Project, Missouri. Southeast Missouri Farms schoo

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Daughter of migrant in doorway of trailer, Sebastin, Texas

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Detail of tenement house, southern section of El Paso

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Displaying a horse for sale on the streets of Alpine, Texas

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Distributing surplus commodities, St. Johns, Ariz

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Farmer at National Rice Festival taking a rest, Crowley, Louisiana

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Faro and Doris Caudill, homesteaders, Pie Town, New Mexico

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Fascism and Uncle Sam sign on box car, Crystal City, Texas

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Father Divine followers, New York, ca. 1935-1936

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First snow of the season in the foothills of the Little Belt Mountains, Lewis and Clark National Forest, Meagher County, Montana

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For the union makes us strong

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Former cowboy now traveling around the country. He is supported by a private income. Weslaco, Texas

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Fortune teller, state fair, Donaldsonville, Louisiana

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Freighter outbound from the Port of Houston, Houston, Texas

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Front of cafe, Crystal City, Texas

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Front of hardware store, Corpus Christi, Texas

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Funeral director, Mexican district, San Antonio, Texas

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Girl taking picture of crowd, National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana

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Girls waiting for Episcopal Church to end so they can see the processional, South Side of Chicago, Illinois

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Grain elevators, Caldwell, Idaho

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Group of people assembled under tree to listen to revival rally on Saturday afternoon, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

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High school horse performs before children of construction workers at Summit City School, Summit City, California

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host for your toast. San Antonio

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Houses at Port Aransas, Texas

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interior of a bar

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Itinerant preacher broadcasting to his audience by means of public address system on streets of Marshall, Texas

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Jack Whinery and his family, homesteaders, Pie Town, New Mexico

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Jack Whinery, homesteader, with his wife and the youngest of his five children, Pie Town, New Mexico

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Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation, [Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.

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Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation, [Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.

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Japanese-American child waiting for a train to take her

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Jerry, famous Taos Indian, artist's model and fisherman, Taos, New Mexico

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Jim Norris and wife, homesteaders, Pie Town, New Mexico

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Jim Norris, homesteader, Pie Town, New Mexico, 1940

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Lake and Beach, Nova Scotia, ca. 1951-52

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Little boy cutting up inner tube, El Indio, Texas

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Little girl petting calf. Tenant purchase client near Weslaco, Texas

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Man erecting sign near Alice, Texas

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Man with sign, New York City, ca. 1935-1936

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Mass meeting of San Augustine County residents gathered to discuss methods of raising funds to continue WPA (Work Projects Administration) roadwork, San Augustine, Texas

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Men bargaining at meat market, Sicily, 1960

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Men leaning on mailbox, Crystal City, Texas

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Men sitting along railroad platform waiting for work as day laborers, Raymondville, Texas

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Men's section at fais-do-do near Crowley, Louisiana. Note ticket taker

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Mexican barber, San Antonio, Texas

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Mexican boy in front of community water hydrant and sink, San Antonio, Texas

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Mexican boys peering through grating in sidewalk, San Antonio, Texas

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Mexican carrot worker near Edinburg, Texas

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Migrant boy removing guitar before family leaves for California.

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Migrant father and daughter near Harlingen, Texas

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Million dollar highway [U.S. 550] is cut through massive rocks in Ouray County, Colorado

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Monument erected to Popeye, Crystal City, Texas

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Mr. Besson, president of the literary society holds the lamp for Mrs. Caudill, secretary, during a song at the literary society. Pie Town, New Mexico

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Mr. Leatherman, homesteader, tying up cauliflower, Pie Town, New Mexico

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Musicians in cajun band contest at National Rice Festival. Crowley, Louisiana

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National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana

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Negro boys sitting on bench on street, Waco, Texa

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Negro farmers talking on the streets of San Augustine, Texas

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Negro musicians playing accordion and washboard in automobile. Near New Iberia, Louisiana

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Negro musicians playing accordion and washboard in front of store, near New Iberia, Louisiana

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Negro Preacher reading the scriptures to Negro man, San Antonio, Texas

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Night baseball, Marshall, Texas

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Oil exploration crew with truck, Saudi Arabia, 1955

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Oil field worker drinking water, Kilgore, Texas

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Oil field worker, Kilgore, Texas

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Oil worker eating lunch, Kilgore, Texas

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Old Negro (former slave) Willis Winn with horn with which slaves were called. Near Marshall, Texas

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Old resident of Crystal City, Texas now living on town relief. He was an oldtime trail driver

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Parking meters and parked automobiles. San Antonio

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Part of Corpus Christi, Texas with freighter passing through drawbridge

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People gathered in square on Saturday afternoon to listen to religious rally, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

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Pianist in cajun band contest. National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana

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Pigeon cote of Mexican farmer near Combes, Texas

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Playing bingo and a church party

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Poster in real estate window, Harlingen, Texas

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Princesses, National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisian

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Printer at the Munguia printing plant

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Proprietor of credit clothing store in Mexican district, San Antonio, Texas

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Road cut into the barren hills which lead into Emmett, Idaho

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Roustabout; a painter. Seminole oil field, Oklahoma

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Sabine Farms homesteaders sign contract for medical care with Dr. A.O. Lee, Negro physician of Marshall, Texas

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Saturday morning shoppers

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Saying grace before the barbeque dinner at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair

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School at Pie Town, New Mexico is held at the Farm Bureau Building

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School buses in front of consolidated school. Lake Center, Clay County, Iowa

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School children singing, Pie Town, New Mexico

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Schoolchildren drinking from the water pump, Southeast Missouri Farms

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Schoolchildren jumping rope, San Augustine, Texa

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Schoolchildren waiting in line to go to the movies, San Augustine, Texas

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Scrap and salvage depot, Butte, Montana

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Serving pinto beans at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair barbeque

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Sewing cap into toe of boot. Cowboy bootmaking shop, Alpine, Texas

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Shasta dam under construction, California

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Shoeshine boy

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Shrimp fisherman, squatter on Nueces Bay, erecting wind charger for running his radio. Corpus Christi, Texas

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Sign near Weslaco, Texa

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Sign on causeway from Port Aransas to Pass Aransas, Texas

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Sign on side of shoe shine parlor, San Antonio, Texas

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Sign painter, Sioux City, Iowa

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Sign showing need for replacing parts in tractors, Robstown, Texas

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Sign, Harlingen, Texas (reflection of Russell Lee)

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Sign, Quemado, Texas: Helpy-Selfy Laundry--We Use Maytags

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Six-man football, Wildrose, Williams County, North Dakota. High schools have fallen off so much in attendance that many smaller towns play with six men instead of eleven

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Snake eater, sideshow, Donaldsonville, Louisiana

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Son of spinach grower, La Pryor, Texas

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South-western Colorado

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Spanish-speaking boy peering out of door of apartment in tenement house

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Spanish-speaking boys in their apartment home in tenement house

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Spanish-speaking girl at doorway to her apartment home in tenement house

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Spectators at auction of horses at the west Texas stockyards, San Angelo, Texas

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Street scene, San Augustine, Texas

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Sun bathers at the park swimming pool in Caldwell, Idaho

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tenement houses

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Texan, Waco, Texas

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Texas Confederate Veterans Home, Austin, Texas, 1959

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The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order Japanese try to sell their belongings

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These boys were born in this house

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Truck driver, Seminole oil field, Oklahoma

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Truckload of baskets for citrus fruit, Pharr, Texas

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Tulare County, California. FSA (Farm Security Administration) farm workers' camp. Putting up flags for the President's birthday ball

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Untitled (baker and friends), Corpus Christi, TX, 1949

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Untitled photo, possibly related to: East Texan, Jacksonville, Texas

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Untitled photo, possibly related to: East Texas farm owner near Harleton, Texas

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Untitled photo, possibly related to: Negro man slashes bale of cotton to take sample as it passes him on a hand truck. Cotton compress, Houston, Texas

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Untitled photo, possibly related to: Spanish-American musicians at fiesta, Taos, New Mexico

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Untitled photo, possibly related to: Trimming edge of inner sole. Boot shop, Alpine, Texas

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Vegetable garden, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, 1960

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Veteran studying for night class

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View of Mount Shasta, Calif.

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Waiting for the movie to open, Sunday afternoon, Pharr, Texas

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watch repair man, san antonio

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West Texans sitting on fence at horse auction, Eldorado, Texas

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West Texans sitting on top of grandstand roof at horse auction, Eldorado, Texas

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Wheat land, Walla Walla, Washingto

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White migrant and his wife in camp near Sebastian, Texas.

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White migrant and his wife in trailer home near Sebastian, Texas.

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White migrant worker leaning on headlamp of his car near Harlingen, Texas.

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William Grant, president of the Holy Ghost Society at Petaluma, California

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Window shoppers and sign on department store window, Mexican district, San Antonio, Texas

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Winner at the Delta County Fair, Colorado

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Woman of Calabria, Italy, 1960

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Young cowboys at Austin Livestock Show, 1954

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young man on street corner, Rockdale, August 1951