More ideas from Dorota
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.

1925 Missouri Farm Women’s Cookbook. Editor's note: "As a document, a compiled cookbook must be read critically; it presents opportunities for display, and invites the novel rather than the norm. The selection is tilted disproportionately (in terms of any reasonable, practical or survivable diet) to cakes, pies and cookies. Is this because these involve greater degrees of challenge to technical skill and more opportunities for creativity? Does the selection represent a gustatory…

This brings back childhood memories of carrying in wood after I got home from school, having a wood stove with a reservoir and baking, using a wood stove.

Woman with canned vegetables, part of Farm Security Administration program.

Anybody remember when getting groceries meant going to the cellar or pantry to get home-grown and canned vegetables?

The strange and forgotten Edwardian sport of "stacking" for a photograph, pre-photoshop! :)

The strange and forgotten Edwardian sport of "stacking" for a photograph, pre-photoshop! :) What an interesting family photo!