Farm Girls

Mexican girls, carrot workers, Edinburg, Texas. 1939

A spectrum of farm girls—from the 4-H farm lifestyle to young migrant workers in the fields, just trying to deal—during the Great Depression.

Margaret Kimberley, 4-H Club girl. Jasper County, Iowa. 1939

Migrant girl, strawberry picker, Berrien County, Michigan. 1940

Farm girl leaning on wagon, near Morganza, Louisiana. 1938

Girl picking cranberries, Burlington County, New Jersey. 1938

via Library of Congress