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Check out These Compelling Depression-Era Photos of the Lower East Side and Little Italy [PHOTOS]

Posted October 12, 2015 at 9:33 am

In the mid-1930s, the Federal government dispatched photographers across the country to document Depression-era America. The resulting output ultimately became the “Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information collection,” currently under the auspices of the Library of Congress. Yale University took the archive and mapped it for convenience on a proprietary site called Photogrammar. The tool […]

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