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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • RAINIER NATIONAL PARK: c. 1920s

Big Bruvver: 1941

Big Bruvver: 1941

July 1941. "Children outside tent home at the FSA migratory farm labor camp mobile unit. Athena, Oregon." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Be it ever so humble ...

That bicycle is virtually new, so someone was thinking of the children and perhaps some double-duty fun.

Cringe

This brings back vivid memories of the times I rode barefoot and ended up with bloody toes.

Grapes of Wrath scene

With all the aforementioned amenities, all that's is lacking is a lawnmower or a few goats for mowing duties.

Simple pleasures -- few comforts

No hot and cold running water; no indoor plumbing; difficult to prepare warm meals; no privacy. Toys were a luxury ...

[The camp had stoves, running water, a laundry, hot showers, a swimming pool and at least one bicycle. Also a boxing ring. - Dave]

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