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Destitute Farm Family

Location : Pierre, SD
Date : Jul, 1936
Agency : WPA
Owner : NARA (SPB)
Medium : B&W Photo
Control Number : RG 69-15-1991

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Description : Destitute farm family of Elzie Rathburn, 18 miles from Pierre, South Dakota. They are now on relief with all resources exhausted after fifteen years on their 160-acre farm fighting constantly the effects of drought, grasshoppers, and dust storms.

Listed Under:
[Conservation][Land Conservation][Drought and Erosion]