As we struggle through hard economic times, let’s not forget ….some haunting photo’s from The Library of Congress.
Part of the L.H. Nissen family of ten living in a three-room shack. Rest of family at school. The whole house was of unusually high humidity. The wife said they could not dry out the bedding because of the poor ventilation. This is the living room and kitchen combined. Iowa
Negro’s kitchen, Washington, D.C. Kitchen in Negro home near Union Station (wording from the Library of Congress not me!)
1939 – Child of white migrant adding water to boiling beans on stove which was set up immediately after reaching camping grounds near Harlingen, Texas
1936 Kitchen of Ozarks cabin
Happy Valentine’s Day!
About RED – Red is the warmest of all colors. Red is the color most chosen by extroverts and one of the top picks of males. On the negative side red can mean temper or anger. In China, red is the color of prosperity and joy. Brides wear red and front doors are often painted red. Red is Tuesday’s color. Red roses symbolize passionate love. Ruby rings should be worn on the left hand. Red is the color of Mars. This planet is known as the God of War.
Red is associated with fiery heat and warmth. It can also mean danger (burning).
Red is the color of blood, and as such has strong symbolism as life and vitality. It brings focus to the essence of life and living with emphasis on survival. Red is also the color of passion and lust.