It's impossible to know the emotions of these women as they gaze over the fence at the amusement park. Curiosity? Longing? Childhood reminiscence?
Photo by Fenno Jacobs. Southington, Connecticut. 1942.
Showcasing some of the 160,000 images taken between 1935 and 1944 by government-hired photographers. (If you were to look at 100 of them per day, every day, you'd need more than four years to view them all).