“20 Rare Photos Taken in Utah During the Great Depression” (OnlyInYourState – – Only in Utah) (Updated)


Picture 24 is “Mormon church in Mendon.”  That should be the church my mother attended as a child.

Description from webpage: From 1935 to 1944, the Farm Security Administration sent photographers to places all over the country to document rural Americans’ lives and the success of President Roosevelt’s New Deal programs. These 20 rare photos were taken in Utah during that time, and they show both the resilience of Utahns and the struggles they faced.

Update (20151220)

“Utah rising from her knees: Poignant black and white photographs document success stories of farmers left destitute by Great Depression who fought to get back on their feet”

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2515805/Historic-photographs-success-stories-Great-Depression-Utah-farmers.html#ixzz3uvR7YN4c
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