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Depression and Total War, in Color

The Library of Congress recently released a huge collection of color photographs, taken by the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI), from the late 1930s and 1940s. Stunning stuff.

It’s all quite àpropos of current circumstances. Mobilization, also know as large and sweeping direct government spending in some circles, finally brought us back to full employment.

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