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With the boys all off having fun, somebody has to do the chores. 1942.

Gordon Parks Photography: Life In A WW2 Housing Project

G T @Greg T Instagram photos | Websta - A Woman & Her Dog (Harlem 1943) - Photo from the Gordon Parks Library of Congress #blackart #harlem

G T @Greg T Instagram photos | Websta - A Woman & Her Dog (Harlem 1943) - Photo from the Gordon Parks Library of Congress #blackart #harlem

Mother and children living along US Route 70, TN 1936; Library of Congress FSA/OWI photograph collection

Mother and children living along US Route 70, TN 1936; Library of Congress FSA/OWI photograph collection

When they weren't working, families found time to have fun, with neighbors, friends, relatives and each other. With little money to spend on entertainment, families enjoyed new board games such as "Monopoly" and "Scrabble" which were first sold during the 1930s. Neighbors got together to play card games such as whist, pinochle, canasta and bridge.  Elroy Hoffman says his family didn't have a radio, so they played cards or dominos. "My Dad and I always played race horse rummy."

When they weren't working, families found time to have fun, with neighbors, friends, relatives and each other. With little money to spend on entertainment, families enjoyed new board games such as "Monopoly" and "Scrabble" which were first sold during the 1930s. Neighbors got together to play card games such as whist, pinochle, canasta and bridge. Elroy Hoffman says his family didn't have a radio, so they played cards or dominos. "My Dad and I always played race horse rummy."

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