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Sweeney Potatoes

This is a variation of a dish sometimes called "company potatoes," popular in the postwar kitchens of the 1950s, made with canned condensed soups and frozen hash browns. Maura Passanisi, of Alameda, Calif., shared it with The Times as a tribute to her grandmother, Florence Sweeney, who originally served it as a Thanksgiving side dish. Ms. Passanisi uses fresh russet potatoes and no condensed soup, but plenty of cream cheese, sour cream, butter and cheese. (Photo: Melina Hammer for NYT)


Washington, D.C. Now a full-fledged graduate nurse, Second Lieutenant Frances Bullock has entered Walter Reed Hospital where she will contribute towards the winning of the war by nursing America's wounded

Sometimes even-- or especially-- in the midst of war, you just need a cup of tea. (Especially when you're British.... so much so, in fact, ...


Father and son take a walk in postwar Warsaw, Poland, 1957. The destruction of the city following repeated rounds of heavy fighting are still very visible. Warsaw fully recovered by the 1970s.


Margaret Bourke-White Post WWII German Refugees and Displaced Persons Crowding Every Square Inch of Train Leaving Berlin 1945

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Red Summer (1919) - On October 1, a race riot broke out in Elaine, Arkansas. Planters opposed the efforts of black sharecroppers to organize for better terms, and attacked them. In the riot they killed between 100 and 200 blacks. Arkansas Governor Brough's committee of prominent local white businessmen concluded that the Sharecroppers Union was "established for the purpose of banding negroes together for the killing of white people." The government convicted 79 blacks by all-white juries.