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Shopping In Houston–1943

Image, Source: digital file from intermediary roll film

Above is a photo of people shopping in Downtown Houston in 1943.

This picture is from the American Memory project of the Library of Congress. The photo was taken by John Vachon.

February 18, 2009 Posted by | Houston | , | Leave a comment

Photo Of Rainy Day In World War II Era Houston

digital file from intermediary roll film

The above photo is of a rainy day in Downtown Houston.

The picture was taken by John Vachon in 1943.  

The picture is part of American Memory collection from the Library of Congress. 

This specific photo is from a collection of documentary pictures taken by government photographers in the Roosevelt years.

The days come and go. People have their lives.  People come and go. 

May 31, 2008 Posted by | Houston | , , , | Leave a comment