- Look closely at the poster featured in the photo. It says, "Years of Dust. Resettlement Administration. Rescue Victims. Restores Land to Proper Use." Why would the Farm Security Administration have these goals?
- The Farm Security Administration made loans, that had to be repaid, to rural farmers who were rehabilitating the land after the Dust Bowl. Using evidence from the photo, what do you think the man is doing at the Farm Security Administration office?
Rothstein, Arthur, "Rehabilitation client repays loan. Smithfield, North Carolina," October 1936. Courtesy of Library of Congress