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Scenes from Farm Security Administration offices in 1939

Scenes from the Farm Security Administration


The Farm Security Administration (FSA) was created in 1937 by the Department of Agriculture. Designed to assist poor farmers, the FSA enabled tenant farmers to buy farms and built modern labor camps for migrants. These images are from various FSA offices in Wisconsin.

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Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Depression and Unemployment
Creator: Vachon, John
Pub Data: September 1939.
Citation: Vachon, John. Scenes from the Farm Security Administration. (September 1939). Online facsimile at:  http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/b?ammem/fsaall:LC-USF34-06017
1-D:collection=fsa; Visited on: 4/23/2014
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