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Cottage Gardens roadsign. Outskirts of San Bernardino, California.

Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965) (Photographer)
Other Names:
Farm Security Administration (American, active 1930s-1940s) (Sponsor), United States. Resettlement Administration (Sponsor)
Cottage Gardens roadsign. Outskirts of San Bernardino, California.
Alternate Titles:
Farm Security Administration (FSA) Collection, This sign advertises "Cottage Gardens"- a depression community. There are 100 homes, all but 15 of the families are living on S.E.R.A. budgets, and buying their homes, ie. buying the land and erecting SOMETHING to live in. Have additional photographs showing type houses and hotels. "Cottage Gardens" is not a government project., San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA
1935 Feb.
Gelatin silver print
Print Size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/8 in. (19.1 x 23.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Romana Javitz Collection. Transferred from the New York Public Library Picture Collection, 1991.
Photography Collection
Object Number:
009057-D c.5
Resettlement Administration stamp and manuscript notations on verso. Photo Source stamp on recto.
Date and title from Library of Congress. LC record lacks image. This print was given the NYPL accession number of 91PH021.115, which is in duplicate. The other print is unrelated.