This barefoot girl makes a charming and nostalgic picture leaning against the wagon, but her daily life would have been anything but easy. Louisiana, 1938.
Photo by Russell Lee. [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).