This website provides background information and educational resources for students and teachers interested in using the FSA photographs in Indiana. The Farm Security Administration was a New Deal agency established in 1937. It originally started as the Resettlement Administration in 1935 and later became the Office of War Information. The photographs cover a timeline from 1935 to 1945. Its goal was to rescue the chronic rural poor and farmers during the Great Depression of the 1930s. The FSA had four main tasks: resettlement, rehabilitation, technical assistance and land utilization.

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