milk – for summer thirst, 1936
Taylor, Texas, 1939
(note: 10¢ in 1939 was the equivalent of $1.70 in 2015)
It is said he wants to raise a plentiful supply of onions. From the smell in the neighborhood, we should judge that he will raise a heavier crop of small-pox or cholera than of esculents.
At the door, the grocer leaves his basket of fresh vegetables and fruits; the milkman leaves sweet, fresh milk and butter, ice cold – and into the ice box they go – immediately.
Mining family eats dinner outdoors, New Mexico, 1940
Here he is, just home from school, and feasting like a young lord on CAPITAL BREAD and jam.
Now whenever I feel tired… I eat a Chocolate TASTYKAKE Cup Cake or two in the afternoon.