Mrs Lawrence Thompson 1942 Montana

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Mrs Lawrence Thompson in the Flathead Valley, Montana, 1942. The Thompsons were a part of the special area project.

Mrs Thompson is sewing on a machine that I recognize . . . my mother had a treadle sewing machine in the 1950's that was very similar. On the wall behind her are muskrat skins that were trapped by her husband. And it looks like a gas lantern on the table. A very neat tableau!

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, John Vachon, photographer.
at Thompson home, Flathead Valley, Montana USA

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