April 1937. Shawneetown, Illinois. "An old residence near the levee after the flood." Photo by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. Shorpy Historic Picture Archive
July 1937. "Old Negress of Greene County, Georgia." Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration. Shorpy Historic Picture Archive
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive: August 1936. "Family between Dallas and Austin. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people. No food and three gallons of gas in the tank. The father is trying to repair a tire. Three children. Father says, 'It's tough but life's tough anyway you take it.'" Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.
April 1936. "Grocery store in Widtsoe, Utah. FSA land use project purchase area and clients who will be removed to more desirable section." Medium format negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.
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4. This family was resettled by the RA (Resettlement Administration) that was part of FDR's New Deal. It relocated struggling families to government communities. 1936.
Live Better Electrically: 1938 November 1938. "Houses near the Nebraska Power Company plant, Omaha." Photo by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.
Trump Administration to Appeal Latest Travel Ban Setback Directly to Supreme Court Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to federal state and local law enforcement officials about sanctuary cities and efforts to combat violent crime July 12 2017 in Las Vegas. Sessions has vowed to appeal the latest adverse travel ban ruling directly to the U.S. Supreme Court. Associated Press Skift Take: The Trump administration doesn't want a refugee's ties to a grandparent living in the United States to…
'About the FSA/OWI Black-and-White Negatives The photographs in the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection form an extensive pictorial record of American life between 1935 and 1944. This U.S. government photography project was headed for most of its existence by Roy E. Stryker, who guided the effort in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration.' Image: Migrant Mother. Dorothea Lange, 1936.
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Migrant workers' camp, outskirts of Marysville, California. The new migratory camps now being built by the Resettlement Administration will remove people from unsatisfactory living conditions such as these and substitute at least the minimum of comfort and sanitation.
The Great Depression was a time of struggle and every penny was counted. Here's 5 money-saving tips from that era you can use today. Top photo: By Dorothea Lange, Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information / Office of Emergency Management / Resettlement Administration [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Bottom photo: By Unknown or not provided (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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