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Title
Drought refugees in migratory agricultural workers' camp. California
Additional title: Family camped without shelter of any kind near Holtville Calif. Feb. 1937. This mother had five children. Since this photograph was made two of the children died of bronchial pneumonia due to exposure
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1937-03
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 016450-E c.2
Topics
Droughts
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Internal migrants
Migrant agricultural laborers
California
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Acquisition: Transferred from the Picture Collection, 1991
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress; additional title from inscription on verso of copy 1.
Version identification: FSA Collection contains two copies of this photograph. Copy 1 image printed vertically, copy 2 printed horizontally.
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: 23190
TMS Object Number: 016450-E c.2
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8210fc80-8841-0136-33f6-2b2b27f728e8
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1937: Created
  • 2018: 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. "Drought refugees in migratory agricultural workers' camp. California" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1937. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/92e2d500-8843-0136-8252-2bd65bbc4975

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Drought refugees in migratory agricultural workers' camp. California" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/92e2d500-8843-0136-8252-2bd65bbc4975

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1937). Drought refugees in migratory agricultural workers' camp. California Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/92e2d500-8843-0136-8252-2bd65bbc4975

Wikipedia Citation

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Drought refugees in migratory agricultural workers' camp. California