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May 1942. Southington, Connecticut. Girls at drugstore. early 40s era found photo print bobby socks shoes wedge sandals skirt sweater jacket hair

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Stunning color photographs cast new light the lives of children in 1940s America as the nation awakens from the Great Depression and prepares for the Second World War

Children rally support for the nation's fight against the Axis power. Southington, Connecticut, 1942

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Fill In the Blanks: 1942 (Shorpy Photo Archive - Old Pictures, Better Than New)

May 1942. "Southington, Connecticut. Girls at drugstore." Photo by Fenno Jacobs for the Office of War Information

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Drummer Girls: 1942 (Shorpy Photo Archive - Old Pictures, Better Than New)

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Color photos of the Great Depression show America's darkest days

Children, donning American flags and a drum, stage a patriotic demonstration in Southington, Connecticut, in May 1942

May 1942. Southington, Connecticut. "Boys collecting paper and metal for scrap drive." Photo by Fenno Jacobs for the Office of War Information. Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Handy Helpers: 1942 high-resolution photo

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The Haunting in Connecticut House, built in 1916 it served as a funeral home in 1936 until some time in the 80's. In 1986 the Snedeker family moved there to be close to the hospital treating their oldest son for Hodgkin's disease. Over the next couple of years they experienced a great deal of paranormal activity and eventually contacted the Warrens for help, which led to an exorcism of the house. No one knows what caused haunting, though many believe that it was its history as a funeral…

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