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Depression refugees from Iowa

Updated Mar 12, 2022
Ancient Faces
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on Dec 29, 2011 6:28 AM
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Part of an impoverished family of nine on a New Mexico highway. Depression refugees from Iowa. Left Iowa in 1932 because of father's ill health. Father an auto mechanic laborer, painter by trade, tubercular. Family has been on relief in Arizona but refused entry on relief roles in Iowa to which state they wish to return. Nine children including a sick four-month-old baby. No money at all. About to sell their belongings and trailer for money to buy food.
Date & Place: in New Mexico United States of America

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