Dinner Is Served

 

“Cowboy dishing up chili at noonday dinner. Cattle ranch near Marfa, Texas.” (1939)

Photogrammar / Russell Lee

“Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley. Near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie.” (1936)

Photogrammar / Russell Lee

“The Faro Caudill [family] eating dinner in their dugout, Pie Town, New Mexico.” (1940)

Photogrammar / Russell Lee

“Lumberjacks eating dinner at camp near Effie, Minnesota.” (1937)

Photogrammar / Russell Lee

“After dinner coffee, restaurant, Lufkin, Texas.” (1939)

Photogrammar / Russell Lee

 

These photos certainly put things in perspective. They definitely give us a lot to be thankful for, and a greater appreciation for our parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents who may have lived through the Depression.