Yale has released 170,000 government photos of the Great Depression

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If you picture the archives of American history as dusty boxes piled in an airless room somewhere, think again. A US government collection of 170,000 historic photos is now available to the public through a sleek website with interactive browsing tools called Photogrammar developed by Yale University.Shot over more than 10 years, these images offer a rare glimpse into daily life just about everywhere in the United States. Want to see what your home town looked like in the 1930s? Just open up the navigable map and zoom in. Or you can explore by tags specific as “Keeping Good Milk Good.”

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