Corn and wheat harvesters at work, and poor tenant farmers line up for government distributed food in the United States.
Iowa United States USA Date:1941 Duration:4 min 15 sec Sound:Yes
Over supply of produce due to mechanization causes crisis for tenant farmers. Iowa: Farmland with a farm house, haystacks, cows and pigs. A farmer brings hay stacked in a wagon. A woman pulls a horse to haul the load up through an opening into the barn. Horses work on a farm, machines on a farm. A corn field. Farmers operate a corn harvester. A wheat harvester at work in a wheat field. Poor farmers and women of farm families wait outside a building to get government distributed food, due to Great Depression and glut in wheat and corn prices due to overproduction. Men, women and children stand in line. Close up views of tired and desperate farming men and women. They fill their containers, sacks and bags with food and leave.
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