Cold Beer and Lots of Free Crab: Friday Night At a Louisiana Roadhouse During The Great Depression | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Cold Beer and Lots of Free Crab: Friday Night At a Louisiana Roadhouse During The Great Depression

During the Great Depression, the photographic unit of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) commissioned photographers to travel around and record how people lived and worked throughout the country.
In September 1938, while traveling through Louisiana documenting rice farmers, oyster fishermen, and sugar plantations, photographer Russell Lee made a stop at Danos’ Nightclub, a roadhouse off Highway 1 in the small community of Raceland.

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