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Farm Security Administration photographs from Kansas

In the Farm Security Administration's collection of 164,000 images, taken between 1937 and 1945, there are close to 1,000 images from Kansas. These images document the rural life and small town scenes in the state following the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression.

Church near Junction City, Kansas. One of the few color images Vachon or any other FSA photographer shot while in Kansas. Photo by John Vachon.1942 or 1943. From the Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.America From the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration-OWI, 1935-1945 .

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