Sunday Afternoon on the Porch: Reflections of a Small Town in Iowa, 1939-1942
In 1939, just before graduating from high school in the small town of Ridgeway in northeast Iowa, Everett Kuntz spent his entire savings of $12.50 on a 35mm Argus AF camera. He made a camera case from a worn-out boot, scraps from a tin can, and a clasp from his mother’s purse. For the next several years, especially during the summers when he worked on his parents’ dairy fa...more
Hardcover, 116 pages
Published June 15th 2007 by University Of Iowa Press
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The photographs provided an intimate look at small town Iowa. I enjoyed the accompanying text provided by the photographer, as he remembered the subject matter in the photograph. The speculative text I could have done without, especially with the photograph of the three boys.