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Two families share a trailer

Mr. and Mrs. Birch and family in trailer in Edgewater trailer camp near Ypsilanti, Michigan. Mrs. Birch and the children share the trailer with another family.

Mr. Birch lives in a tent nearby with two men.

Rent: six dollars a week for trailer space; five dollars a week for tent.

Mr. Birch works at the Ford bomber plant

August 1941

Source: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection;  Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC)

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