This adorable child was photographed in Alabama in 1943. If she were 12 at the time, she'd be 78 years old today.
photographer: John Collier [American Memory link]
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).