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Farms of America in color 1939-1943

By: Lea Holland on Jan. 13, 2011, 5:10 a.m.
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Photo: Russell Lee. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

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Dinner time

The Faro Caudill family eat dinner in their dugout in Pie Town, N.M., in October 1940. The father, Faro, got sick and the family moved away. He looked for work in the city and began relationships with other women. Doris and Faro divorced. Doris trekked to Alaska to try homesteading again and stayed married to the same man for 39 years.

Reproduction from color slide.