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Summary: The Farm Security Administration

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In 1937 under the Department of Agriculture created a program to help with rural rehabilitation, farm loans, and subsistence homestead programs which was called the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Farm Security Administration program was created by President Franklin Roosevelt during the Great Depression in hopes of bringing the country out of it using innovative programs. FSA was created to give aid to the poor farmers during the Great Depression and help them become self-sustained. The Information Division of the Resettlement Administration of FSA had a program that documents the rural conditions through photographs. The photos helped show culture, landscapes and the people of rural America and it also helped promote FSA. One of
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