And above, the playground where little miss surely bruised some knees. I did not have time to go nose around the web to check my thesis, but I bet this was defense worker housing. During World War II, there were material shortages and rationing – so as far as I know, the only (or at least, vast majority of) housing being built was for defense workers.
These photos are from the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Gottscho-Schleisner Collection [reproduction number, e.g., LC-G612-T-45094]
It’s the last blast of summer, I’m taking the weekend off and will be back… Tuesday morning, I think. Have a safe and happy weekend, all.