Activity At The Weigh-In Station

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Title

Activity At The Weigh-In Station

Subject

Linnell Work Camp

Description

The weigh-in station is busy: one man's bag is being weighed in, another man is waiting in line with a full bag of cotton, while two men walk away with their cotton bag rolled up under their arms. The calculator is operating his machine.

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

tcl0251

Files

tcl0251m.tif

Collection

Citation

“Activity At The Weigh-In Station,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed June 21, 2024, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/5674.

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