Farm Security Administration
Dust bowl refugee in California. "We was starved out and we live on perhaps. We could maybe find a little work if we could afford to roll"
Typical Teutonic farm wife and child of Mills, New Mexico, area. Client for resettlement
Background photograph for Hightstown project. Play street for children. Sixth Street and Avenue C, New York City. The Solomon family who are to be resettled at Hightstown, live in this neighborhood[…]
Lumberjacks using peaveys to remove logs from banks of Little Fork River. Near Littlefork, Minnesota
Levee worker during the flood, on a raw day with a thirty-mile wind. These men are very cold and almost exhausted from constant work
A boy at mealtime in the camp for white refugees from the flood, Forrest City, Arkansas
Slums near the Capitol, Washington, D.C. With the Capitol clearly in view, these houses exist under the most unsanitary conditions; outside privies, no inside water supply and overcrowded conditions
Interior of Mt. Gilead (colored) school on area of Plantation Piedmont agricultural demonstration project. Near Eatonton, Georgia
View of alley in Northwest Washington, behind North Capitol Street. Blake School in background
Typical slum privy. The only available water supply is usually nearby, Washington, D.C.
A cider and apple stand on the Lee Highway, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
Home of a mountain family who will be resettled on new land. Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
The parents of seven children. Flood refugees in Tent City, camp near Shawneetown, Illinois
Texas Tenant Farmers Displaced by Power Farming / Displaced Tenant Farmers Goodlet, Hardeman Co., Texas
Texas tenant farmer in California. Marysville Migrant Camp (R.A)
August 1935 [SFMOMA]
Grandmother of twenty-two children, from a farm in Oklahoma; eighty years old. Now living in camp on the outskirts of Bakersfield, California. "If you lose your pluck you lose the most there is in you - all you've got to live with"
November 1936 [LC]
Imperial Valley, California. Old Mexican laborer saying "I have worked all my life and all I have now is my broken body"
June 1935 [LOC], 1935 [verso]
Children of Oklahoma drought refugee in migratory camp in California
November 1936 [LOC]
Boone County, Arkansas. The family of a Resettlement Administration client in the doorway of their home