April 24, 2011

Hooverville

Wasn't all that long ago, really. Maybe just yesterday.

Seattle, Washington
1930s

5 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

This picture reminds me of so much. The tent city in Las Vegas. The house that the little boy lived in in Willy Wonka (latest version), and somehow, Popeye as well.
It makes me so sad.
God must love us?

B.E. Earl said...

Could be tomorrow. Sadly.

(I'm not really THAT pessimistic. Really.)

downtown guy said...

Mama: God must have landed here/why else would he strand us here?

BE: I almost added that to the caption, honestly. I mean, get outside the US and this is hardly a rare sight.

Christina @ Fashion's Most Wanted said...

I agree with Mary, it's very Charlie and the Chocolate Factory xx

downtown guy said...

Except I doubt they felt much like singing happy little tunes.