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Farm Security Administration (FSA) migratory labor camp. Emergency camp was established to meet the needs of migratory families during the spring pea harvests. 155 families were living here at the time photograph was made

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Title
Farm Security Administration (FSA) migratory labor camp. Emergency camp was established to meet the needs of migratory families during the spring pea harvests. 155 families were living here at the time photograph was made
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: 019111-E
Topics
California -- Calipatria
California -- Imperial County
Labor camps
Migrant agricultural laborers
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: Caption continues: ...Shows office, playground, and trailer which was built for living quarters and office of the camp manager. The trailer is part of the mobile camp unit. Calipatria, Imperial Valley, California.
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: 24385
TMS Object Number: 019111-E
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ad16670-9412-0136-edbb-3939899854b9
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Farm Security Administration (FSA) migratory labor camp. Emergency camp was established to meet the needs of migratory families during the spring pea harvests. 155 families were living here at the time photograph was made" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8296d7a0-9414-0136-97b8-37db4d756dc1

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Farm Security Administration (FSA) migratory labor camp. Emergency camp was established to meet the needs of migratory families during the spring pea harvests. 155 families were living here at the time photograph was made" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8296d7a0-9414-0136-97b8-37db4d756dc1

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). Farm Security Administration (FSA) migratory labor camp. Emergency camp was established to meet the needs of migratory families during the spring pea harvests. 155 families were living here at the time photograph was made Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8296d7a0-9414-0136-97b8-37db4d756dc1

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Farm Security Administration (FSA) migratory labor camp. Emergency camp was established to meet the needs of migratory families during the spring pea harvests. 155 families were living here at the time photograph was made