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Home of rural rehabilitation client, Tulare County, California. They bought twenty acres of raw unimproved land with a first payment of fifty dollars which was money saved out of relief budget (August 1936). They received a Farm Security Administration (FSA) loan of seven hundred dollars for stock and equipment. Now they have a one-room shack, seven cows, three sows, and homemade pumping plant, along with ten acres of improved permanent pasture. Cream check approximately thirty dollars per month. Husband also works about ten days a month outside the farm. Husband is twenty-six years old, wife twenty-two, three small children. Been in California five years. "Piece by piece this place gets put together. One more piece of pipe and our water tank will be finished."

Home of rural rehabilitation client, Tulare County, California. They bought twenty acres of raw unimproved land with a first payment of fifty dollars which was money saved out of relief budget (August 1936). They received a Farm Security Administration (FSA) loan of seven hundred dollars for stock and equipment. Now they have a one-room shack, seven cows, three sows, and homemade pumping plant, along with ten acres of improved permanent pasture. Cream check approximately thirty dollars per month. Husband also works about ten days a month outside the farm. Husband is twenty-six years old, wife twenty-two, three small children. Been in California five years. "Piece by piece this place gets put together. One more piece of pipe and our water tank will be finished."

 
 

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