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June 25, 2013

SLIDESHOW: Rare color photos capture Great Depression, World War II

Color photos, made available by The Library of Congress, show scenes from the Great Depression and World War II.The images capture an era generally seen only in black-and-white.

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Color photos, now in the Library of Congress, show scenes from the Great Depression and World War II.The images capture an era generally seen only in black-and-white. Photographers working for the United States Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created the images between 1939 and 1944.


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