Calipatria, Imperial Valley, In Farm Security Administration (FSA) emergency migratory labor camp. Daughter of ex-tenant farmers on thirds and fourths in cotton. Had fifty dollars when set out ...

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Title
Calipatria, Imperial Valley, In Farm Security Administration (FSA) emergency migratory labor camp. Daughter of ex-tenant farmers on thirds and fourths in cotton. Had fifty dollars when set out ...
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939-02
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 019221-C
Topics
California -- Calipatria
California -- Imperial County
Migrant agricultural laborers
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: Caption continues: ...Went to Phoenix, picked cotton, pulled bolls made eighty cents a day with two people pulling bolls. Stayed until school closed. Went to Idaho, picked peas until August. Left McCall with forty dollars "in hand." ..., Now receiving Farm Security Administration food grant ... "Back in Oklahoma, we are sinking ... This isn't a good life, but I say that it's a better life than it was."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: Print Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 24440
TMS Object Number: 019221-C
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 09fa4a20-9413-0136-23f1-11cfac51e395
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Calipatria, Imperial Valley, In Farm Security Administration (FSA) emergency migratory labor camp. Daughter of ex-tenant farmers on thirds and fourths in cotton. Had fifty dollars when set out ..." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3a598360-9415-0136-f078-7fd4677b7b2b

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Calipatria, Imperial Valley, In Farm Security Administration (FSA) emergency migratory labor camp. Daughter of ex-tenant farmers on thirds and fourths in cotton. Had fifty dollars when set out ..." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3a598360-9415-0136-f078-7fd4677b7b2b

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). Calipatria, Imperial Valley, In Farm Security Administration (FSA) emergency migratory labor camp. Daughter of ex-tenant farmers on thirds and fourths in cotton. Had fifty dollars when set out ... Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3a598360-9415-0136-f078-7fd4677b7b2b

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Calipatria, Imperial Valley, In Farm Security Administration (FSA) emergency migratory labor camp. Daughter of ex-tenant farmers on thirds and fourths in cotton. Had fifty dollars when set out ...