Thursday, June 2, 2011

Farm Photo: Before the Auction 1938

Farmers waiting for the auction to begin. Oskaloosa, Kansas. October 1938.
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph

(Thursday is Luddite Day at big picture agriculture)


  1. We cannot escape the image of human tragedies. America, it seems, is losing its moral center - or what remained of it. Home foreclosures, job losses, outsourcing...all in the name of government control.

    We need to take it back from the politicians and an out of control government.

  2. They look like Pappy, my granddad from Louisiana. He weathered the Great Depression by not having anything to lose beforehand...