Dorothea Lange Photography
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Rural rehabilitation, Tulare County, California. This farm couple have been assisted to independence. In Feburary 1936 they rented a neglected farm of forty acres planted in grapes. They had no equipment, no stock, no seed, no money. Farm Security Administration (FSA) granted a loan of one thousand two hundred and sixty one dollars to cover these items, and four months subsistence for the family. Now November 1938, they are reestablished on a successful diversified farm, with a cash crop provided by vineyard, cows, hogs, and pigs Photographer Dorothea Lange Created November 1938
Ten Families: 1938
November 1938. "Visalia (vicinity), Tulare County, California. Miners' cooperative farm. Ten families have been established on the old ranch of 500 acres, which they operate as a farm unit, raising cotton, alfalfa and dairy products for cash crops." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.