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Farms of America in color 1939-1943

By: Lea Holland on Jan. 13, 2011, 5:10 a.m.

Photo: Jack Delano. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

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Children gather potatoes on a large farm in the vicinity of Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine, in October 1940. During these times, children would go back to school for a few weeks, then school would break so they could help harvest the potatoes.

Reproduction from color slide.