Schoolyard at Skyline Farms

Description
The Resettlement Administration was created in an effort to curb rural poverty among farmers. It purchased small, economically unviable farms and set up government-monitored cooperative homestead communities. These farm families received educational aid along with supervision. A community called Skyline Farms was set up in the Cumberland Mountains region as one such effort of a cooperative farmstead. In this image, Mydans captures some of the children playing in the yard outside the multigrade school.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
Date made
1936-06
1936
photographer
Mydans, Carl
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 12 in; 26.67 cm x 30.48 cm
place made
United States: Alabama, Scottsboro
ID Number
2005.0228.013
accession number
2005.0228
catalog number
2005.0228.013
subject
Photography
Carl Mydans
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Carl Mydans
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
depicted
Mydans, Carl. Carl Mydans, Photojournalist

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