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Visiting The Pie Town, New Mexico Fair In 1940

From quilts to souvenirs to saying grace before eating, this quaint town is captured in this wonderful color photo series taken by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.

Rodeo at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair

Crowd eating free barbeque dinner at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair

The school at Pie Town, New Mexico is held in the Farm Bureau building, which was constructed by cooperative effort

Mrs. Bill Stagg with state quilt, Pie Town, New Mexico

School children singing, Pie Town, New Mexico

School children singing, Pie Town, New Mexico

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