Twelve-year old girl of family of nine, cooking meal in rude, open lean-to near hut, Tennessee

I’ve started studying the Great Depression. It’s hard to believe how bad it was for so many people in America and other places back in the 30’s.


1 negative : nitrate ; 35 mm
Created: March 1936
Photographer: Carl Mydans
Lib. of Congress–Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Collection
This image cropped and digitally enhanced, 01/02/06 © MpG
Public domain digital file from original slide available at

Post from one of my abandoned blogs – North Farnham Freeholder – recovered from Internet Archive WayBackMachine 3/2/2011

america, american history, great depression, history, photography, tennessee, vintage photos

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