Yale makes available online 170,000 photographs from WWII period

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History: Yale University had posted online 170,000 Library of Congress photographs taken in the United States from 1935 to 1945.

The photos come from all over the U.S., and can be accessed with this easy-to-use inactive map. They also used the original captions, thus avoiding any editing for politically correct reasons and allowing the viewer to get an honest feel for the time period.

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