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Vintage photos of:
February 1939. "Migrant laborers' camp near Canal Point, Florida. In foreground is a bean hamper which they use to sit on and they call a 'muck rocker.' Some of them are from Missouri and Arkansas." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.