Vintage landscape: burning the leaves

Burning the autumn leaves on Broadway in Norwich, Connecticut, 1940, by Jack Delano, Library of Congress“Burning the autumn leaves on Broadway in Norwich, Connecticut,” November 1940, by Jack Delano.

Today, they might be advised to do this.

Burning the autumn leaves on Broadway in Norwich, Connecticut, 1940, by Jack Delano, Library of CongressBoth photos via the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Have a happy Thanksgiving Day!

5 thoughts on “Vintage landscape: burning the leaves

  1. Was traveling today for Thanksgiving and saw smoke ahead. Sure enough, someone was burning their leaves. Brings back fond memories even though it’s not the recommended treatment for leaves these days.

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