• Same girl getting shot in previous pic. - Kdt.
  • Colonial Africa (some newly independent states) - Kdt.
  • No Bangladesh - Kdt.
  • No Pakistan - Kdt.
  • British and French Mandates of Palestine (no Israel) - Kdt.
  • One Korea, spelled "Corea", and colored like Japan - Kdt.
  • "Belgian Congo" - Kdt.
  • USSR - Kdt.
  • One Guiana, subdivided - Kdt.
  • Germany includes Austria, borders Italy - Kdt.
  • Ireland entirely part of Britain - Kdt.
  • French Indochina (no Vietnam, Cambodia, or Laos) - Kdt.
  • Manchuria (Manchukuo), Japanese puppet state - Kdt.
  • Netherlands Indies - marymactavish
  • Tibet - Kdt.
  • No Yemen - Kdt.
  • but malaya (now singapore and malaysia) was british too, only Siam was always independent - bichu
  • Nepal - Piush Dahal

Rural school girl, San Augustine County, Texas (LOC)

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Vachon, John,, 1914-1975,, photographer.

Rural school girl, San Augustine County, Texas

1943 April

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

World War, 1939-1945
United States--Texas--San Augustine County

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-56 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a35423

Call Number: LC-USW36-829

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  1. aldop_ 70 months ago | reply

    The inoculation was before geography class.

  2. sophie.z.j. 68 months ago | reply

    Adorable! I love the Laura Ingalls Wilder-feeling!

  3. Neighborhood1 66 months ago | reply

    Did they have color photography in 1943? If the color was added then it's done amazingly realistically.

  4. WireLizard 66 months ago | reply

    Kodachrome (the first modern colour film) came out in 1936, so yes, all these LoC colour images are "real" colour, not added after to a B&W shot.

    Wikipedia article on colour film.

  5. Neighborhood1 66 months ago | reply

    wow i had no idea

  6. Boonlong1 65 months ago | reply

    Note the horn of Africa and the small country in northern Somalia. That's British Somaliland, which joined French Somaliland in 1960 to form Somalia. In 1991 when the civil war started, the old British Somaliland declared independence and has since maintained a stable, democratic government while the rest of the country languishes in an endless civil war. So far, no country except Ethiopia has recognized Somaliland, though there are rumors that recognition may be comming.

    Note also that Burma (Myanmar) is part of British India. This may be an old map, I think the British had seperated Burma by this time (though independence did not come until the late 1940's.) Burma had never historically been part of India and many Burmese were enraged when the British made it part of their Raj after overthrowing the monarchy in the 1880's.

  7. Time and Hour 65 months ago | reply

    Very interesting!!

  8. uncle hrum 64 months ago | reply

    grete color composition :)

  9. random letters 64 months ago | reply

    I love her freckles!

  10. Rey.M 63 months ago | reply

    Gotta love Kodachrome....man o man, I wish they still sell them.

  11. onefamousdog 61 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called free and proud, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Natural Children's Best Pictures, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  15. jcfrog 57 months ago | reply

    I used it for some kind of "twitter humour", hope you won't mind.
    Those pictures are really great, thanks for sharing. :)

  16. mr3urious1 44 months ago | reply

    Hey, it's the freckled girl again, and with a beautiful smile, too. I'm guessing she was real proud of her bravery during the inoculation. :)

  17. mary8260 25 months ago | reply

    what a beautiful girl and unique photo nice i love it

  18. zabedin54 17 months ago | reply

    Great work!

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