Category Archives: Macon GA

Alabama Family Hitchhiking Near Macon, 1937

Hitchhiking family in Macon GA heading back to Alabama July 1937 Dorothea Lange Library of Congress © Vanishing Media Georgia in the Great Depression USA 2012

Dorothea Lange/Library of Congress. (July 1937)

Lange noted that the father was a sewing machine, lawn mower and small engine repairman who had brought his family to Macon looking for work, but becuase the city of Macon required a $25 license for such work, he was forced to take his family back to Alabama.

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Downtown Macon, 1936

Main Street Macon GA March 1936 Walker Evans Library of Congress © Georgia in the Great Depression © Vanishing Media USA 2012

Walker Evans/Library of Congress. (March 1936)

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