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Illustration 1: A New Deal Homestead Farm, ca. 1934.

[Illustration 1: A New Deal Homestead Farm, ca. 1934.(Public domain image courtesy of Arthurdale Heritage, Inc.)


Questions for Illustration 1

1) What kinds of buildings does this homestead have?

2) Do you have a “kitchen garden” at your house? Why or why not?

3) New Deal homesteads were designed by progressives like Eleanor Roosevelt. What do you think the progressives of the 1930s valued, based on this sketch?

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