I love the light and the shadows in this photo. Maclovia Lopez, the wife of the mayor of a New Mexico town, spins wool sheered from her ten sheep so that it may later be woven into blankets.
Photo by John Collier, 1943. [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).