Family between Dallas and Austin, Texas. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people. No food and three gallons of gas in the tank ...

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Title
Family between Dallas and Austin, Texas. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people. No food and three gallons of gas in the tank ...
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1936-08
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 009733-E
Topics
Texas
Internal migrants
Migrant agricultural laborers
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: Caption continues: ... Father is trying to repair a tire. Three children. Father says, "It's tough, but life's tough anyway you take it"
Version identification: FSA Collection contains two copies of this photograph. Copy 2 is slightly cropped, enlarged, and 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: 22338
TMS Object Number: 009733-E
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01363ac0-82c8-0136-b49f-7f713ed774ea
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1936: Created
  • 2018: 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. "Family between Dallas and Austin, Texas. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people. No food and three gallons of gas in the tank ..." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1936. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a9ebd360-82cb-0136-83eb-711581ba45e7

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Family between Dallas and Austin, Texas. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people. No food and three gallons of gas in the tank ..." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a9ebd360-82cb-0136-83eb-711581ba45e7

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1936). Family between Dallas and Austin, Texas. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people. No food and three gallons of gas in the tank ... Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a9ebd360-82cb-0136-83eb-711581ba45e7

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Family between Dallas and Austin, Texas. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people. No food and three gallons of gas in the tank ...