May 1936. "Kitchen of Ozarks cabin purchased for Lake of the Ozarks project. Missouri." Photo by Carl Mydans, Resettlement Administration.

May 1936. "Kitchen of Ozarks cabin purchased for Lake of the Ozarks project. Missouri." Photo by Carl Mydans, Resettlement Administration.

U.S. Great Depression Picture Vernon Evans family leaving South Dakota drought area for west. (Circa 1935) // Farm Security Administration-Resettlement Administration:

U.S. Great Depression Picture Vernon Evans family leaving South Dakota drought area for west. (Circa 1935) // Farm Security Administration-Resettlement Administration:

April 1936. "Blight -- 1316 West Walnut Street. Milwaukee, Wisc." Medium format negative by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration.  Shorpy Historic Picture Archive

April 1936. "Blight -- 1316 West Walnut Street. Milwaukee, Wisc." Medium format negative by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration. Shorpy Historic Picture Archive

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.

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.

Great Depression Vintage Photos

Great Depression Vintage Photos

Cumberland Mountain State Park is situated on the Cumberland Plateau, which extends from western New York to central Alabama. It is said to be the largest timbered plateau in America. Cumberland Mountain State Park began as part of the greater Cumberland Homesteads Project, a New Deal-era initiative by the Resettlement Administration that helped relocate poverty-stricken families on the Cumberland Plateau to small farms centered on what is now the Cumberland Homestead community.

Cumberland Mountain State Park is situated on the Cumberland Plateau, which extends from western New York to central Alabama. It is said to be the largest timbered plateau in America. Cumberland Mountain State Park began as part of the greater Cumberland Homesteads Project, a New Deal-era initiative by the Resettlement Administration that helped relocate poverty-stricken families on the Cumberland Plateau to small farms centered on what is now the Cumberland Homestead community.

Our Man in Montana: 1941 | Shorpy | Old Photos

Our Man in Montana: 1941 | Shorpy | Old Photos

January 1939. "Unemployed miner. Herrin, Illinois." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.

January 1939. "Unemployed miner. Herrin, Illinois." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.

It's all here, from calls to action and event calendars to suggested causes and how to start or find a local group. "What can I do?" It's a common refrain popping up everywhere from personal conversations to social media feeds, a chorus of terrified but activated Americans determined to fight back against the authoritarian onslaught of the Trump administration. This outpouring of good will is more than welcome. The ACLU raised $24 million in the first four days after the in...

It's all here, from calls to action and event calendars to suggested causes and how to start or find a local group. "What can I do?" It's a common refrain popping up everywhere from personal conversations to social media feeds, a chorus of terrified but activated Americans determined to fight back against the authoritarian onslaught of the Trump administration. This outpouring of good will is more than welcome. The ACLU raised $24 million in the first four days after the in...

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