These images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. The photographs are the property of the Library of Congress and were included in a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color.
America WW2 The draft and the mobilization of workers into around-the-clock shifts of wartime factory jobs left a dire shortage of farmworkers, especially at harvest time.
What a great pic!! Resting the mules which get too hot when the cotton is high, King and Anderson Plantation, near Clarksdale, Mississippi Delta, MS - August 1940