Shelter for migrant workers - Belle Glade, Florida

Shelter for migrant workers - Belle Glade, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/29890
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Title

  • Shelter for migrant workers - Belle Glade, Florida

Image Number

  • RC06662

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- 051072-E
  • Original image caption: Migrant packinghouse workers' camp in swamp cane clearing. Housing two families (twelve people) from Tennessee. No lights, no water, no privy. Wash water is hauled from dirty canal, drinking water is hauled from packing house. 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: 11872.

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Shelter for migrant workers - Belle Glade, Florida
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