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MAINE RURAL WOMAN WORKS WHILE GIRL PLAYS WITH CAT. Circa 1942. An image depict…

MAINE RURAL WOMAN WORKS WHILE GIRL PLAYS WITH CAT. Circa 1942. An image depicting a different time, taken by photographer Bernard Hoffman and appearing in 'Life Magazine.'
Offering great detail of the era, the woman (the girl's grandmother?) is churning butter. In the background, a 'Federal' wood cookstove keeps things warm including the vertical hot water tank behind it. Old-fashioned door latches, cane rocking chair and mitten pigeon holes. The water kettle looks to be aluminum. A second cat is camouflaged almost invisible. Caleb, Megan & Jim




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