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El Monte Federal Subsistence Homesteads. 100 homes, all occupied. Each with nearly an acre of ground. Average family income $800 year. Calif. 1936.

Creator:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965) (Photographer)
Other Names:
Farm Security Administration (American, active 1930s-1940s) (Sponsor)
Title:
El Monte Federal Subsistence Homesteads. 100 homes, all occupied. Each with nearly an acre of ground. Average family income $800 year. Calif. 1936.
Alternate Titles:
Farm Security Administration (FSA) Collection, El Monte, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Date:
1936
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Print Size: 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (19.1 x 26 cm)
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
001700-C
Description:
Woman with child working a garden with a hoe; house in background.
Markings:
Resettlement Administration stamps, and manuscript Resettlement Administration number and caption on verso.
Notes:
Title and date from verso of photograph. Not in LC.