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Waterfront in New Orleans. French market sidewalk scene. Louisiana

Receiving a rehabilitation check. Dona Ana Co., N.M.

Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California

Pauline Clyburn, rehabilitation client, and her children stringing tobacco; Manning, Clarendon County, South Carolina.

Wartime vacations; Sunday cyclists in East Potomac Park; Washington, D.C.

Project family picking peas in their garden, Flint River Farms, Ga. May 1939.

Ben Turner and family in their wagon with mule team. Flint River Farms, Georgia. May 1939.

The family of Mr. Leroy Dunn, chopping cotton in a rented field near White Plains, Greene County, Georgia, June 1941.

Negro tenant farmer who grew strawberries on shares near Hammond, Louisiana. The husband said that in a good year they came out with maybe two hundred dollars, April 1939.

Southeast Missouri Farms. Family of Farm Security Administration client shredding cabbage. May 1938.

Coal miner, his wife and two children, [notice the child's legs], Bertha Hill, West Virginia, Sep. 1938.

Negro couple at grave of relative; All Saint's Day in cemetery at New Roads, La.

Negro sharecropper and son who will be resettled, Transylvania Project, Louisiana, January 1939.

Part of a Negro tenant family, on a farm near Greensboro, Alabama, May 1941.

Rehabilitation client and wife with one day's tomato pick off coast of Beaufort, South Carolina.

Saturday afternoon, Lexington, Holmes Co., Mississippi, Oct. 1939.

Street scene [church steps] in New Orleans, Louisiana

Cows. Prince Georges County, Beltsville, Maryland.

Sharecropper. Arkansas

Kentucky coal miner, Jenkins, Kentucky

Children playing cards in front yard in slum area near Union Station. Section inhabited by both whites and Negroes. Washington, D.C.

Group of coal miners, Jenkins, Kentucky

Remains of old Gulf States paper mill, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Squatter, Arkansas

Maynardsville, Mining town, Tennessee

Unemployed trapper [Florestine Carson], Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Rehabilitation client, Boone County, Arkansas

Ozark mountaineer children. Arkansas

View of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Scene [shoe shiner] in Natchez, Mississippi

Williamson, West Virginia

Typical tenements on Court Street. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tenement houses, Omar, West Virginia

Creole girls, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Natchez, Mississippi

Remains of old Gulf States paper mill, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Religious meeting in Nashville, Tennessee

Two African-American youths. West Memphis, Arkansas

Sharecropper's house. Arkansas

Scott's Run mining camps near Morgantown, West Virginia. Company houses

Sidewalk scene in Selma, Alabama

Watching a football game, Star City, West Virginia

Main street, Morgantown, West Virginia

Negro schoolchildren, Omar, West Virginia

Omar, West Virginia

Mrs. Howard and the baby.

Barn plant--first step in assembling panels, Southeast Missouri Farms.

Mrs. Brown, wife of the former postmaster at Old Rag, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.

Liberty, unincorporated, Scotts Run, West Virginia

Rehabilitation client, Arkansas

Remains of old Gulf States paper mill, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Two women walking along street, Natchez, Mississippi

Family of a striking miner. Pennsylvania

Family of rehabilitation client, Boone County, Arkansas

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Resettled sharecropper's family. Maria Plantation, Arkansas

Unemployed trappers, Louisiana

Priest at Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana

Williamson, West Virginia

Religious meeting in Nashville, Tennessee

Wife of sharecropper, Pulaski County, Arkansas

Cemetery at Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana

Medicine show, Huntingdon, Tennessee

A deckhand aboard the Queen of Dycusberg, Memphis, Tennessee

Cattle dealer in western West Virginia.

Miner's home. Pennsylvania

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Depot in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Relief check, Scotts Run, [Monongalia County,] West Virginia

Scene [shoe shiner] in Natchez, Mississippi

Portrait of a Mexican-American child. Imperial Valley, California.

Scotts Run, [Monongalia County,] West Virginia

Wife and child of sharecropper, Arkansas

Scotts Run, Monongalia County, West Virginia

Resident of Smithland, Kentucky

Medicine show, Huntingdon, Tennessee

Horses. Beltsville, Maryland.

Ozark mountaineer children at school. Arkansas

Miner's home. Pennsylvania

Sunday in Scotts Run, [Monongalia County,] West Virginia

Members of the Musgrove family, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Brick tenements, typical of Market section on Court Street. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Corralling cattle. Prince Georges County. Beltsville, Maryland.

Sharecropper. Pulaski County, Arkansas

Ozark mountaineer children at school. Arkansas

School. Red House, West Virginia

Coal slack pile near Omar, West Virginia

Young residents at Amite City, Louisiana

Potato laboratory. U.S.D.A. Experimental Farm. Beltsville, Maryland.

Cemetery at Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana

Prospective homesteaders, in front of post office at United, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Charles Nicholson and Sam Corbin. Shenandoah National Park, Va. Corbin Hollow, 1935.

Squatter's camp, Route 70, Arkansas

Scotts Run, [Monongalia County,] West Virginia, walking into town for relief food

Dicee Corbin and daughter, [Corbin Hollow,] Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.

Homesteads built by FERA. Westmoreland, Pennsylvania

Bosque Farms Project. Resettled families temporary home. Each settler is alotted a plot of 40 acres.

Red House, West Virginia

Sharecroppers. Arkansas

Unemployed trappers, Louisiana