Shorpy Saturday – Liver & Lights: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck

It was a different time in Detroit on many levels.

Take a look at the photograph entitled “Liver & Lights: 1942“:

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February 1942. Detroit, Michigan. “Sign in a grocery window in the Negro district: ‘chitlins and hog maws’.” Not to mention Taystee Bread. Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Siegel for the Office of War Information.

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About Jeffrey S. Buck

I'm currently a Project Manager at Cypress Partners, LLC in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. I graduated from Wayne State University in 2008 with a B.A. in Journalism. Looking to broaden my view of the world, I spent a semester abroad studying at the University of Salford, a Greater Manchester University in England. I enjoy doing an array of activities, including following Detroit sports teams, SCUBA diving, traveling, reading, playing tennis, hand-written letters and going to the movies. I am the co-founder of the Woodward Spine, a blog about Detroit and its surrounding communities. The Woodward Spine aims to inform its readers about relevant news and events through creative and informative posts in these core areas: news, opinion, entertainment, history, sports and development. The Woodward Spine serves the tri-county metro Detroit area, concentrating mainly on the communities that lie along the Woodward corridor.
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