A poor migrant farming family packs up their belongings and moves westward in the United States.
United States USA Date:1941 Duration:3 min 8 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Department of Agriculture documentary depicts how rural America used machines to achieve production at a terrible cost to the land and people including erosion and poverty. A poverty stricken migrant farming family lives in make shift shelters and tent camps. A girl sleeps in a tent while a woman washes utensils nearby. A man and a young boy cook food on a stove. An unemployed family lives in a trailer. The man with his wife and children. The woman with her children. The man loads their belongings into a horse wagon. A young boy near his bicycle. Other farmers watch as the family gets on and they begin their journey westward.
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