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Living FDR's dream: January 1939. "Herrin, Illinois. Family on relief living in shanty at city dump." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.

Family on relief living in a shanty at the city dump, Herrin, Illinois, January Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.

In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the 20th century. by celia

In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the century. i think holland slept in similar 'bunk' box beds?

Dust Bowl era Family  1935

Photograph shows a family of farmers devastated by the Great Depression. Photo dates to around 1935 during the Great Depression era.

"England", looks like a very poor neighborhood, and very old - look how worn the steps are

c 1890 Arguments Yard Whitby North Yorkshire by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe. There are more yards to be seen in the book "Whitby yards through time" by Alan Whitworth.

Tenant farmers, Marseilles, IL, 1937. Library of congress FSA/OWI photograph collection.

Tenant farmers, Marseilles, IL, Library of congress FSA/OWI photograph collection. ~ getting a little ahead of our year but close.

34 Unsettling Photos With Creepy Backstories That Will Keep You Up At Night

34 Unsettling Photos With Creepy Backstories That Will Keep You Up At Night

In 1901 a woman in Poiters, France was found having been confined to her room for 24 years by her mother.{ So sad, that this poor woman was locked in a room for over two decades, }

Kids during WW II

World War II: Battle of Britain - Children in an English bomb shelter, England, This is a truly remarkable photo some people did not even have bomb shelters

Twelve year old son of a cotton sharecropper near Cleveland, Mississippi. 1937 June. photographer: Dorothea Lange

January 1937 - “Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida.” nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

great depression pictures of nc | People living in miserable poverty, Elm Grove, Oklahoma County ...

People living in miserable poverty, Elm Grove, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Or white privilege here.

January 1937. "Two children of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, standing before their temporary home. This family of eight is camped in a field near the packinghouse at Winter Haven, Florida."  35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

January "Two children of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, standing before their temporary home. This family of eight is camped in a field near the packinghouse at Winter Haven, Florida." by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

This picture was taken in the early 1930's and shows a poor family in the Great Depression. You really wonder how they were able to feed such a large family in such hard times.

This picture was taken in the early and shows a poor family in the Great Depression. You really wonder how they were able to feed such a large family in such hard times. You also wonder if they set out to have such a large family, or if it just happened.

Family of migrant agricultural workers: Belle Glade, Florida. The majority of the workers who moved to Florida during the Great Depression came from Georgia, South and North Carolina and Arkansas

Lesson 13 Family of migrant agricultural workers: Belle Glade, Florida. The majority of the workers who moved to Florida during the Great Depression came from Georgia, South and North Carolina and Arkansas

Evicted

valscrapbook: January An evicted sharecropper among his possessions in New Madrid County, Missouri. nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein.

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