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photographer John Dominis appeared in 1964 issue of LIFE, titled 'The Valley of Poverty'

Valley of poverty: The desperate pictures of rural America that show 1930s-style depression actually lasted until the SIXTIES

War on Poverty: Portraits From an Appalachian Battleground, 1964

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Poverty is not a fate. It is a condition. It is not a misfortune. It is an injustice. ~ Gustavo Gutierrez, father of Liberation Theology Camilo José Otero Roche

A Bible verse (Matthew 25:35-40) that provides a window into the perspectives of humanitarian organizations

A Bible verse (Matthew that provides a window into the perspectives of humanitarian organizations

At home in Appalachia.... Follow link to interesting article

Appalachia: Dispelling the myth

At home in Appalachia.... Follow link to interesting article

These bleak pictures appear to show America in the grip of the 1920s Great Depression. The reality is that they were taken in the 1960s, in a lonely valley in Eastern Kentucky long forgotten by affluent America.  photographer John Dominis appeared in 1964 issue of LIFE, titled 'The Valley of Poverty'

Valley of poverty: The desperate pictures of rural America that show 1930s-style depression actually lasted until the SIXTIES

War on Poverty: Portraits From an Appalachian Battleground, 1964 | LIFE.com

War on Poverty: Portraits From an Appalachian Battleground, 1964

Fifty years after LBJ declared a War on Poverty in America, LIFE presents a series of photos by John Dominis from eastern Kentucky in

Appalachia, eastern Kentucky, 1964.

War on Poverty: Portraits From an Appalachian Battleground, 1964

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