Have a look at this gallery of color photos, taken in downtown Manhattan during the summer of 1941.
"One frankfurter hot dog please, my good man!"
"Boy I hear that Hitler fella is stirring up a whole mess of trouble over in Western Europe!"
"Is that so? Here's that frankfurter - Wanna catch the new Gary Cooper picture?"
"Well put some grease in your gasket and lets get a move on!"
"Nice hat you've got there, Joe!"