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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
A portrait of a sock monkey

The sock monkey's history goes back to the depression of the 1930s, when American crafters first used the Nelson Knitting Company's "Rockford Red Heel." The sock monkey continues to be an American icon.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Gainesville, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Copyright: © Kent Hilbert