The caption accompanying this photo reads: "Making a quilt from surplus commodity cotton in Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia."
1941. Photo by Jack Delano. [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).