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Downtown Dillon, Montana, in August 1942. Photo by Russell Lee. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

Just a quick post today, folks. The agenda is brimming.

This is a good one, though. The Denver Post is running a photo blog called “Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943.” The 70 images were taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information. Absolutely breathtaking stuff. For those of us who weren’t alive at that time, the era is represented mostly in black and white. These photos bring it alive in living color, so much so that you almost feel as though you could step into the frame and join the scene. It’s that powerful.

Take some time and savor scenes from our past.

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