This 1936 film celebrates maker culture (boys only, please)

The 1936 All-American Soap Box Derby is a fascinating look at the ethos and mores from the height of the soap box derby craze. While it's cool to see maker culture valued and celebrated, it's certainly not very inclusive. Read the rest

Ozarks kitchen, 1936

May 1936. "Kitchen of Ozarks cabin purchased for Lake of the Ozarks project. Missouri." Photo by Carl Mydans, Resettlement Administration. The scalloping on the newspaper above the window is heartbreaking. See Shorpy for a giant-sized version. Read the rest