Media/Fandom: Amazing Depression-Era Photography

(repost from International Business Times)

Very few of the photos from the depression era were done in color. The post above has a genuinely stunning collection, of which, the following is my favorite:

Also, it feels nice to have an image of a woman who reminds us of Rosie the Riveter without doing that god-awful pose, because I feel like Rosie has become the canonical icon of female strength, and however much I love the image, it depresses me more than anything that we cannot think of a single other woman or image or pose that reminds us of equality and strength. Is Rosie the Riveter really the best we can do? Is she really all we can do? God, I hope not.

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