Small cotton farm, Kern County, California. The farmer keeps accounts. Each picker weighs his sack of cotton. In this case the sack weighs approximately fifty pounds

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Title
Small cotton farm, Kern County, California. The farmer keeps accounts. Each picker weighs his sack of cotton. In this case the sack weighs approximately fifty pounds
Additional title: Took three hours to pick, for which, on basis of seventy-five cents per one hundred pounds of picked cotton, he will be paid thirty-eight cents
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1938-11
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 018639-C c.3
Topics
California -- Kern County
Farms
Agricultural laborers
Cotton
Agriculture
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: FSA Collection contains three copies of this photograph.
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: 24076
TMS Object Number: 018639-C c.3
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1ff389e0-8de8-0136-e126-01568c61a77f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1938: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Small cotton farm, Kern County, California. The farmer keeps accounts. Each picker weighs his sack of cotton. In this case the sack weighs approximately fifty pounds" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1938. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/63396840-8dea-0136-2e1f-0c95457ecfb7

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Small cotton farm, Kern County, California. The farmer keeps accounts. Each picker weighs his sack of cotton. In this case the sack weighs approximately fifty pounds" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/63396840-8dea-0136-2e1f-0c95457ecfb7

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1938). Small cotton farm, Kern County, California. The farmer keeps accounts. Each picker weighs his sack of cotton. In this case the sack weighs approximately fifty pounds Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/63396840-8dea-0136-2e1f-0c95457ecfb7

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Small cotton farm, Kern County, California. The farmer keeps accounts. Each picker weighs his sack of cotton. In this case the sack weighs approximately fifty pounds