Migrant children workers - Belle Glade, Florida

Migrant children workers - Belle Glade, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/39809
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Title

  • Migrant children workers - Belle Glade, Florida

Image Number

  • RC18523

Year

  • 1939

Date Note

  • Photographed in 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- 050914-D
  • Original image caption: Children of migrant packinghouse workers, living in a "lean-to" made of pieces of rusty galvanized tin and burlap. They are left alone all day and often until three a.m. Both parents work when possible. Belle Glade, Florida.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 11865.

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