Shacks condemned by Board of Health, formerly (?) occupied by migrant workers and pickers, Belle Glade, Fla. (LOC)

Wolcott, Marion Post,, 1910-1990,, photographer.

 

Shacks condemned by Board of Health, formerly (?) occupied by migrant workers and pickers, Belle Glade, Fla.

 

1941 Jan.?

 

1 slide : color.

 

Notes:

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.

Photograph shows automobiles.

Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

 

Subjects:

African Americans--Structures

Cabins

Automobiles

United States--Florida--Belle Glade

 

Format: Slides--Color

 

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

 

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 11671-12 (DLC) 93845501

 

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

 

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34402

 

Call Number: LC-USF35-180

 

 

  • Mobilus In Mobili PRO 7y

    It is wonderful for LOC to upload these on Flickr.
  • Tom VanNortwick PRO 7y

    The car in the foreground is a '29 Plymouth (first year). The other one is a '30/'31 Ford.
  • Prince Neon Telephone 2y

    Junked cars 1940s style, a decade earlier it would be a junked 1918 Model T ford, before then a junked wagon cart. The fact the car is only 12 years and rusted up is a sign the quality of those cars wasn't that good.
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