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Map of the Passaic and Croton water-sheds, water courses, storage reservoirs, and sources of water supply for the cities towns and villages, within radius of 50 miles from the city of New York.

Map of the Passaic and Croton water-sheds, water courses, storage reservoirs, and sources of water supply for the cities towns and villages, within radius of 50 miles from the city of New York.

Drought farmers come to town. Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma

Main street during 1936 drought. Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma

Farmers on main street discussing drought. Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma

Negroes under the National Youth Administration. Live Oak, Florida

Drought farmers line the shady side of the main street on the town while their crops burn up in the fields. "Hello Bill, when's it gonna rain?"

Negroes and houses. Atlanta, Georgia

Main street. Macon, Georgia

The key figure in the 1936 presidential campaign, the American farmer. Oklahoma

Street scene. Macon, Georgia

Farmers. Main street in Oklahoma town. Drought region

Apple monument at depot of Cornelia, Georgia

Auto parts shop. Atlanta, Georgia

Main street. Macon, Georgia

Negro houses. Atlanta, Georgia

Negro houses. Atlanta, Georgia

Negro houses. Atlanta, Georgia

Gainesville, Georgia, showing the destruction of buildings resulting from the April 6 tornado which came very close to the Resettlement Administration project at Tupelo, Mississippi

The sheriff of McAlester, Oklahoma, sitting in front of the jail. He has been sheriff for thirty years

Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma. Oklahoma drought farmers. "Nothing to do. These fellers," said one of them, "are goin' to stay right here till they dry up and die too"

Scene in a downtown park. Jacksonville, Florida

Farmers on main street discussing drought. Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma

The sheriff of McAlester, Oklahoma, sitting in front of the jail. He has been sheriff for thirty years

Tourist camp privy. Georgia

Drought farmers line the shady side of the main street of the town while their crops burn up in the fields. "The guvment may keep us a little I reckon." Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Negro barber shop. Atlanta, Georgia

Drought farmers line the shady side of the main street of the town while their crops burn up in the fields. "The guvment may keep us a little I reckon." Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Negroes and houses. Atlanta, Georgia

Negroes under the National Youth Administration. Live Oak, Florida

Gainesville, Georgia, showing the destruction of buildings resulting from the April 6 tornado which came very close to the Resettlement Administration project at Tupelo, Mississippi

Negro houses. Atlanta, Georgia

View in Negro quarter. Atlanta, Georgia

The sheriff of McAlester, Oklahoma, sitting in front of the jail. He has been sheriff for thirty years

Tourist camp privy. Georgia

Bank at Homerville, Georgia

In the waiting room of the relief office. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Main street storefront, Chickasaw, Oklahoma. This is a region from which hundreds of farm families have fled to the west

Cleveland County, Oklahoma

Liberty Finance Company. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Idle men attend the morning movies. There are three such movies in one block. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Idle men attend the morning movies. There are three such movies in one block. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Bank at Homerville, Georgia

Stewart County courthouse. Georgia

Railroad station, Byromville, Georgia

The town of Caddo, Oklahoma. Migrants leave the small towns as well as the farms of the southwest. This region is a source of many emigrants to the Pacific Coast

The town of Caddo in southeast Okalahoma

Depression and drought struck towns as well as farms. Laborers, clerks, building tradesmen immigrated as well as farm people. Caddo, Oklahoma

Man in railroad station, Manchester, Georgia

Houses. Atlanta, Georgia

Man in railroad station, Manchester, Georgia

Depression and drought struck towns as well as farms. Laborers, clerks, building tradesmen immigrated as well as farm people. Caddo, Oklahoma

The town of Caddo, Oklahoma. Migrants leave the small towns as well as the farms of the southwest. This region is a source of many emigrants to the Pacific Coast

Cotton warehouse, Byromville, Georgia

One of a group of western Oklahoma wheat farmers congregated at crossroads service station. "In 1934 I had four renters, and I didn't make anything. I bought tractors on the money the government give me, and I got shet of my renters. Right about half the people in these little towns used to be renters. They've got their choice--go to California or Work Projects Administration (WPA)"

Men in front of bank, Frederick, Oklahoma

Railroad yards. Muskogee, Oklahoma

Farmer in town, Frederick, Oklahoma

Detail of city hall, Forgan, Oklahoma. Forgan is a ghost dust town and the city hall is no longer occupied

Domestic servants waiting for streetcar on way to work early in the morning. Mitchell Street, Atlanta, Georgia

Automobile salvage business. Muskogee, Oklahoma

"Cherished customer." Negro buying gas, near Atlanta, Georgia

Bank. Perry, Oklahoma

Noonday dinner, family style, at restaurant in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The price of this dinner was fifteen cents. It included a medium-sized serving of meat, sliced tomatoes, beans, corn on the cob, potatoes, dumplings, corn bread and butter, tea and coffee, various jellies and preserves and onions. All you wanted of everything except the meat

Wrecking foundation of old building in Forgan, Oklahoma, which is a ghost dust town

Sign on building in Forgan, Oklahoma, ghost dust town

Proprietress of family style restaurant dishing up food. Muskogee, Oklahoma

Noonday dinner, family-style, at restaurant in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The price of this dinner was fifteen cents. It included a medium-sized serving of meat, sliced tomatoes, beans, corn on the cob, potatoes, dumplings, corn bread and butter, tea and coffee, various jellies and preserves and onions. All you wanted of everything except the meat

Old Jones home, now travelers' inn. Madison, Georgia

Domestic servants waiting for street car on way to work early in the morning. Mitchell Street, Atlanta, Georgia

Domestic help boarding streetcar, Atlanta, Georgia

Salesgirl leaving work, Atlanta, Georgia

White porter (bellhop), Henry Grady Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia

Domestic servants waiting for streetcar on way to work early in the morning. Mitchell Street, Atlanta, Georgia

Sign on building in Forgan, Oklahoma, ghost dust town

Railroad stretching through the countryside near Prague, Oklahoma

Abandoned brick kilns near Muskogee, Oklahoma

Man eating dinner at family-style restaurant. Muskogee, Oklahoma

Child coming out of grocery store, Webbers Falls, Oklahoma

Houses. Muskogee, Oklahoma

Noonday dinner, family-style, at restaurant in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The price of this dinner was fifteen cents. It included a medium-sized serving of meat, sliced tomatoes and corn on the cob, potatoes, dumplings, corn bread and butter, tea and coffee, various jellies and preserves and onions. All you wanted of everything except the meat

Georgia. Railroad work crew houses near Madison, Georgia

Negro grocery store. Sylvania, Georgia. Prices posted outside

Milk cans tied on back of farm automobile, Muskogee, Oklahoma

Old Jones home, now travelers' inn. Madison, Georgia

Man waiting for a seat at the table in family-style restaurant. Muskogee, Oklahoma

Houses. Muskogee, Oklahoma

Part of main street. Forgan, Oklahoma, agricultural ghost town

Display in post office. Spiro, Oklahoma

Old hotel in Dover, Georgia

Old cotton warehouse with roof taken off to avoid taxes. Rutledge, Georgia

Negro grocery store. Sylvania, Georgia

Moving a house. Seminole, Oklahoma

Railway express depot. Muskogee, Oklahoma

Automobile salvage business. Muskogee, Oklahoma

"Cherished customer." Negro buying gas, near Atlanta, Georgia

Salesgirl, fashionably dressed, Atlanta, Georgia

Slums in Negro district, with business district skyline in background. Atlanta, Georgia

"Tornado" fence at cotton mill. Atlanta, Georgia

Slums in Negro district. Atlanta, Georgia