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Fourth of July, 1941

Fourth of July, 1941:
Vale, Oregon. Five months and three days before the attack on Pearl Harbor:

Citizens take off their hats during the Pledge of Allegiance radio program.

This picture, made by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration and preserved in the Library of Congress archives, is brought to us by Shorpy. Here’s some more, same location, same date, same photographer:

Girls at the Fourth of July carnival



Farmer with his granddaughter at the Fourth of July picnic





At the picnic grounds


TWIMC: Happy Independence Day!