This series of photographs depicts migrant workers - some of whom are children - bringing in the bean crop. Workers headed for the fields at 5:30 am.
New Jersey, 1942. Photo by John Collier. [American Memory link]
Showcasing some of the 160,000 images taken between 1935 and 1944 by government-hired photographers. (If you were to look at 100 of them per day, every day, you'd need more than four years to view them all).