typical American family, September 1940
This is of of a series of rare colour photographs taken in the 1930's and 40's by photographer Russell Lee (1903-1986) who was sponsered by the U.S. government.
Jack Whinery and his family, homesteaders, Pie Town, New Mexico
Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection
LOC Flickr has more from this series! Really marvelous photos from the 40's:
The outside of this home can be seen in another flickr photo: