Squatters along highway near Bakersfield, California. Penniless refugees from dust bowl. Twenty-two in family, thirty-nine evictions, now encamped near Bakersfield without shelter, without water and looking for work in the cotton fields

Visiting the Masters; Visiting History


Yale University and the Library of Congress have created an amazing¬†website showcasing an archive of Depression-era photographs taken by some of the great photographers of the first half of the 20th Century. It’s called Photogrammar, and it hosts 170,000 photos made by photographers for the¬†United States’ Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI).…