• Following the Harvest: 1939

    8 days ago - By Shorpy

    Our second visit with this family , with ten of their eleven children, now ready for their close-up.
    February 1939. Brawley, Imperial County, California. "In Farm Security Administration migratory labor camp. Family of mother, father and eleven children, originally from near Mangrum, Oklahoma, where he had been tenant farmer. Came to California in 1936 after the drought. Since then has been traveling from crop to crop in California, following the harvest. Six of the eleven children attend school wherever the family stops long enough. Five older children work along with the father and...
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