The Weighing-in Station and Cotton Trailer

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Title

The Weighing-in Station and Cotton Trailer

Subject

Linnell Work Camp

Description

The pickers brought their bags of cotton to the weighing station. Each pickers bag is weighed and recorded. After the weigh-in the bag is emptied into the cotton trailer. When the cotton trailer is full, it is driven to the cotton gin for processing.

Date

ca 1940s

Rights

In 1936 during the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidency, the Farm Security Administration (FSA) was set up to meet the health and housing needs for migrant families. In June of 1938 work was begun on the Linnell Camp, and on Decmber 16, 1938, the camp was officially opened. The East Union School is shown on the site, and it was built in 1939 for the Linnell Camp elementary students. Road 156 is shown running along the West side of the camp.

Format

slide

Language

en

Type

image

Identifier

tcl0248

Files

tcl0248m.tif

Collection

Citation

“The Weighing-in Station and Cotton Trailer,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed June 19, 2024, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/5671.

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