Children at Magazine Stand (1937)

This photo captures such a sad face on the child’s face.

Children browse a street market in Washington, D.C. Photograph by John Vachon, November, 1937.
Children browse a street market in Washington, D.C. Photograph by John Vachon, November, 1937.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • Bilsko

    Kind of interesting to see bananas in a 1937 photo – I wonder when they really began to be an imported fruit? Refrigeration was still fairly expensive – especially for long distance transportation… although judging by their attire it may be Fall/Winter.