January 1939. "Housewife reading in living room. Chicot Farms, Arkansas."  35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee.

Russell Lee - House wife reading in living room, Chicot Farms, Arkansas

Corner of a bedroom on Edgar Allen farm near Milford, Iowa. There are piles of clothes and rags all over the house. An extreme case of poverty in northwestern Iowa. They are receiving aid from Resettlement Administration  Digital ID: (intermediary roll film) fsa 8b30030 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b30030

Corner of a bedroom on Edgar Allen farm near Milford, Iowa. There are piles of clothes and rags all over the house. An extreme case of poverty in northwestern Iowa. They are receiving aid from Resettlement Administration Digital ID: (intermediary roll film) fsa 8b30030 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b30030

1936. Tuck this away and ponder it next time you want to complain about your crappy apartment or drafty house.

Tuck this away and ponder it next time you want to complain about your crappy apartment or drafty house. (April "Interior of rehabilitation client's house." negative by Theodor Jung for the Farm Security Administration.

Farmhouse Kitchen [circa 1945]

When I was little all Mams and Nanas looked like this ! Except now and again a Lady would wear a flowery three quarter long sleeved overall ! We soon figured out that there was going to be a baby in that persons house before long ! Never wondered how !

April 1941. Washday in South Side Chicago. 35mm safety negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration.

April Washday in South Side Chicago. safety negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration.

lLghting the fFre.PRESS RELEASE: The Photography of John Miller, Peter Miller, and Richard Brown at Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury

Bernard Hoffman, An older woman relaxing in the kitchen with her cats and dog, 1942

Bernard Hoffman, An older woman relaxing in the kitchen with her cats and dog, 1942

Kitchen, 1915

HOUSING, FAMILY: "Dinner at Broad Channel." Summer cottage in the Jamaica Bay, Queens, island community circa Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Broad Channel: 1915

listening to the radio

Nissen family of ten living in a three-room shack. This is the living room and kitchen combined, Iowa, 1936

February 1936. Kitchen in Westmoreland Homesteads. Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania.

February "Kitchen in Westmoreland Homesteads." Westmoreland Homesteads, built by the federal government as part of the National Industrial Recovery Act during the Great Depression, was a model community that housed the f

New Zealand circa 1930s. "Model at sink in kitchen equipped with Atlas electric stove and Zip water heater." Studio of Gordon Burt, Wellington.

Modern kitchen in New Zealand circa "Model at sink in kitchen equipped with Atlas electric stove and Zip water heater." Studio of Gordon Burt, Wellington.

Seasonal Hearth: In Grandma's Kitchen

Woman working in the old fashioned kitchen while the young girl plays with her kitten - 1942 - Maine - Life

September 16, 1913. Jimmie Chinquanana, 11 Hamilton Street, New York. In dark, inner room of his home, in the rear of their store. He is the ninth child, six of whom are dead. Father abused the wife; drinks. Boy below grade; is bad at times. Further data in their files; #894 Nurse Investigator Records, Department of Public Charities.

Jimmie Chinquanana in dark, inner room of his home behind their store. He is the ninth child, six of whom are dead. Father abused the wife; Boy below grade; is bad at times

Harlem Renaissance artists | www.photomuse.org/ media/database/00258.jpg

Vintage kitchen The Photo League: Harlem Document and Related Works Aaron Siskind: Harlem Lady in Kitchen, 1940

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