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Life in Hidalgo County Tx in 1939

Hidalgo County, Texas in 1939 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers.

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Children of migrants, Edinburg, Texas

Citrus and Vegetable Farm Hidalgo County 1939

Carrot worker,Edinburg,Texas 1939

Daughter of farmer, near Santa Maria, Texas

Daughter of former white labor contractor in tent home. Weslaco.

Traveling electrician's trailer near Pharr, Tx 1939

Double Guitar Playing in Hidalgo County,Weslaco,Tx 1939

Farm worker leaning on icebox. Hidalgo County, Texas 1939

Farm House in Hidalgo County Texas 1939

Fiddler Hidalgo County Tx 1939

Former cowboy living in trailer home Weslaco Tx 1939

Migrant Car in Hidalgo County 1939

Loading Cabbage,Donna, Texas,Hidalgo County

Weslaco Texas Dance 1939

Farmer and wife noting farm income in ledger. Hidalgo County

Weslaco Family Returns from Saturday shopping 1939

Younger members of Drake family Weslaco, Texas 1939

Waiting for the movie to open Pharr, Tx 1939

Original FSA photos and negatives are archived in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.

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