Item no. 28357
Collection: Archive

A house at the Assemby Center in San Bruno, California.

This family newly arrives, are in the process of settling down. The old man exhibits the bench he made out of scrap lumber left over from construction. The quarters to which this family were assigned are remodeled horsestalls.

Image by Dorothea Lange from the U.S. National Archives.

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