Re: Photo: IC Boxcar 340844 & Others

Bruce Smith


My interpretation was that boxcars were being used to house refugees from the flood.

Bruce Smith
Auburn, AL

From: <> on behalf of mel perry <clipper841@...>
Sent: Monday, June 15, 2020 2:38 PM
To: <>
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: IC Boxcar 340844 & Others
boxcar refugees?, was this term something common in louisianna?
it obviously had somethin with
their scoio/economic status, but what
was the term derived from?
mel perry

On Mon, Jun 15, 2020, 10:41 AM Bob Chaparro via <> wrote:

Photo: IC Boxcar 340844 & Others

A 1932 photo from the Louisiana Digital Library:

This photo can be enlarged quite a bit. Click on the photo and scroll.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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