Migrant worker cleaning her daughter's scalp - Belle Glade, Florida

Migrant worker cleaning her daughter's scalp - Belle Glade, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/26437
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Migrant worker cleaning her daughter's scalp - Belle Glade, Florida

Image Number

  • RC02700

Year

  • 1939

Date Note

  • January 1939.

Series Title

General Note

  • The image was created by the New Deal program, Farm Security Administration (originally the Resettlement Administration) in order to demonstrate the hardships of farm workers during the Great Depression.
  • The original image is stored in the Farm Security Administration Collection at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Image #: LC-USF34- 051022-E
  • Original image caption: Young woman packinghouse worker from Tennessee, trying to get the black muck, which causes an itchy rash and sores and scabs on scalp, out of her oldest child's hair. The water is from the dirty canal nearby. She has three other children. Belle Glade, Florida.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 11855.

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