Ours Is a Sympathetic Service 9 Sep 2015 By Susan Barsy in Photography Tags: 1940s, Chicago, death, ordinary people, poverty, Russell Lee 2 Comments Russell Lee photograph, taken on Chicago’s South Side in April, 1941. Image from this source. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Related
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It shows another aspect of the Farm Service Administration photography project, which brought Russell Lee to Chicago in the early 1940s. He took hundreds of photos documenting the lives of black Chicagoans during his stay.