Monday, November 13, 2017
Shorpy Photos, Home Front: Farm Security Administration
From the Shorpy Photo site.
OCTOBER 31, 2017-- LIKE PULLING TEETH: 1942. February 1942. "Dental clinic, Farm Security Administration camp, Welasco, Texas." Arthur Rothstein, OWI.
NOVEMBER 1, 2017-- WELDON & SLEEPY: 1942-- February 1941. "Two members of the "Musical Drake Family" performing at a barn dance in the Mercer G. Evans Farm Security Administration camp in Welasco, Texas. Our pickers are brothers Welson (1923-1977) and Jasper 'Sleepy' Drake (1926-1992)."
Arthur Rothstein, OWI.
NOVEMBER 6, 2017-- SWING YOUR PARTNER: 1942. February 1942. "Farm Security Administration Mercer G. Evans camp in Welasco, Texas. Drake family playing for a Satyrday night dance." Arthur Rothstein, OWI.
The couples are slow dancing and there is one male-female couple. The other two are women couples.
A comment says that the reason for the women dancing is that so many men had joined the military.