Corner of a bedroom on Edgar Allen farm near Milford, Iowa. There are piles of clothes and rags all over the house. An extreme case of poverty in northwestern Iowa. They are receiving aid from Resettlement Administration Digital ID: (intermediary roll film) fsa 8b30030 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b30030
Tuck this away and ponder it next time you want to complain about your crappy apartment or drafty house. (April "Interior of rehabilitation client's house." negative by Theodor Jung for the Farm Security Administration.
When I was little all Mams and Nanas looked like this ! Except now and again a Lady would wear a flowery three quarter long sleeved overall ! We soon figured out that there was going to be a baby in that persons house before long ! Never wondered how !
February "Kitchen in Westmoreland Homesteads." Westmoreland Homesteads, built by the federal government as part of the National Industrial Recovery Act during the Great Depression, was a model community that housed the f