Bygone Americana

May Day Parade. New York, circa 1936.
By Joe Schwartz

May Day Parade. New York, circa 1936.

By Joe Schwartz

(Source: artblart.com)

Children in the slum area. Utuado, Puerto Rico, 1942.
By Jack Delano

Children in the slum area. Utuado, Puerto Rico, 1942.

By Jack Delano

(Source: Flickr / trialsanderrors)

People living in the slums gathered on steps of building. Washington, D.C. 1937.
By Carl Mydans

People living in the slums gathered on steps of building. Washington, D.C. 1937.

By Carl Mydans

(Source: images.google.com)

A playground scene from the slums of Baltimore, 1953.
By Mark Kauffman

A playground scene from the slums of Baltimore, 1953.

By Mark Kauffman

(Source: images.google.com)

Slums in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1938.
By Arthur Rothstein

Slums in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1938.

By Arthur Rothstein

(Source: images.google.com)