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The New Deal Farm Security Administration in the Lower Mississippi Delta:
Reading the Photographic Record

Essays and Pictures chronicling the FSA efforts in the Lower Mississippi Delta


Legacy on the Land: New Deal Resettlement in the Mississippi Delta



Photo Galleries from FSAs


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                             FSA Map

Map of SW Missouri, SE Arkansas, SW Mississippi, and NE Louisiana, with sites of several large FSA/RA project areas highlighted. Most of these were photographed by FSA photographers. Map compiled from GoogleEarth, 7-06

  • New Madrid, Missouri - LaForge Farms aka Southeast Missouri Farms

  • Hoxie, Arkansas - Clover Bend Project

  • Dyess, Arkansas - Dyess Colony

  • Pine Bluff, Arkansas - closest town to Lake Dick Cooperative

  • Sunflower, Mississippi - Sunflower Plantation Project

  • Mileston Project, Mississippi
    Lake Providence, Louisiana - Transylvania Project, Lakeview Project

  • Thomastown, Louisiana - LaDelta Project

                                        Map of Transylvania

Map of SE Arkansas, SW Mississippi, and NE Louisiana, with Transylvania and associated FSA project areas highlighted. Map compiled from MapQuest, 7-02-06

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