Indiana Farm Security Administration Photographs

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These curriculum activities and resources are for students and teachers interested in using the Indiana Farm Security Administration Photographs Digital Collection. They were developed for teachers to use in the classroom or as homework.

The Farm Security Administration (FSA) was a New Deal agency established in 1937. It originally started as the Resettlement Administration in 1935 and later became the Office of War Information. Its goal was to rescue the chronic rural poor and farmers during the Great Depression of the 1930s. There were 678 photos with captions taken in Indiana. The photographs cover a timeline from 1935 to 1945.


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