Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Russell Lee - Kids

Photos of children by Russell Lee. He seems to have specialized in photographing children. There are hundreds of them.

 A migrant child in her playhouse. The rusted scales represented a clock to the little girl. 
Near Harlingen, Texas, 1939

 African American boys clowning around, 1941

 Baby in crib, Earl Pauley's home near Smithland Iowa, 1936

 Boy resting on bed in attic of sharecropper shack. New Madrid County, Missouri, 1938

 Boys in front of A&P market waiting for jobs to cart home groceries of shoppers, 
Chicago, Illinois, 1941

 Boys on sacks of wool, Malheur County, Oregon, 1941

 Boys' sack race, Labor Day celebration, Ridgway, Colorado, 1940

 Child of agricultural day laborer in string bean field near Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1939

 Child of family encamped by the roadside near Spiro, Oklahoma. This family is doing agricultural day labor to secure funds to continue westward, 1939

 Child of farmer in cotton field, Lake Dick Project, Arkansas, 1938

 Child of migrant adding water to boiling beans on stove which was set up immediately after reaching camping grounds near Harlingen, Texas, 1939

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