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American Faces

February 1939


Aryans, German Folk, Italian Race—compare the new jargon of the racial purity propaganda in those two countries with our warm word, Folks. Here are American Folks, only a handful of them but in colorful variety. For a fair cross section we turned naturally to the historical section of the Farm Security Administration. Its social minded men and women, under the direction of Roy E. Stryker, have made an invaluable record.


Housewife
Lee

Young Housewife, Ohio
Surveyor
Mydans

Surveyor, Maryland
Farmer
Rothstein

Farmer, Kansas
Barber
Rothstein

Barber, Virginia
Merchant
Evans

Merchant, Pennsylvania
Girl and Boy
Vachon

Girl and boy, Georgia
Fisherman
Mydans

Seminole fisherman, Florida
Eighty-year-old
Lange

Eighty-year-old, Oregon
Children
Rothstein

Children, Texas
Cook
Lange

Cook, New York
Tailor
Lee

Tailor, New Jersey

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