Ola Self-help cooperative (Farm Security Administration)/1939 From Library of Congress - ~ More at the museum

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Entering Ola. Voting farmers in Squaw Creek Valley number 185, town population about 30.
- Lange, Dorothea, photographer, Created/Published 1939 Oct

Former saloon and stagecoach tavern which is the temporary home
of a member of the Ola self help sawmill co-op. photo by Dorothea Lange

Road going up Squaw Creek Valley, leaving Ola. Fence was built in 1890
- photo by Dorothea Lange; 1939 Oct.

"The Thunder Mountain gold rush went over this road.
They had to use thirty-five horses to get some of the equipment
over." Dorothea Lange photo, Oct. 1939

A sign on the road points to a sawmill and farms of members
of the Ola self-help cooperative: L.H. Nelson, Chas. Carlock,
Mary Carlock & sons, W.H. Canaday, Carl Canaday, Roy Carlock,
Claude Canaday, Chas. Canaday, R. T. Nau & son

School attended by children of members of Ola
self-help sawmill co-op
(Gross School)
More at Library of Congress and at the museum

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