Squatter Camp in California Digital History ID 2680|
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Museum Number: LCUSF34-009995-C
Annotation: During the Depression, many migrant workers and impoverished people established shanty towns, makeshift living arrangements often next to river or streams. These communities were also know as squatter camps, Hobo Jungles, or Hoovervilles and most did not have electricity or sanitation.
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