19 – America Eats: A Hidden Archive

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By The Kitchen Sisters & Radiotopia

19 – America Eats: A Hidden Archive

Potlucks, church picnics, fish fries, family reunions — during the 1930s writers were paid by the government to chronicle local food, eating customs and recipes across the United States. America Eats, a WPA project, sent writers like Nelson Algren, Zora Neale Hurston, Eudora Welty, and Stetson Kennedy out to document America’s relationship with food during the Great Depression.

19 – America Eats: A Hidden Archive
19 – America Eats: A Hidden Archive
The Kitchen Sisters Present