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The mecca of hundreds of drought refugees seeking work and resettlement. Cotton and potatoes provide employment. Squatter camp in Kern County, California

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Title
The mecca of hundreds of drought refugees seeking work and resettlement. Cotton and potatoes provide employment. Squatter camp in Kern County, California
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1937
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 016242-C
Topics
California -- Kern County
Internal migrants
Migrant agricultural laborers
Squatter settlements
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Droughts
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title and date from typed caption on verso. Not in LC.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: Print Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Resettlement Administration and Farm Security Administration stamps, manuscript Resettlement Administration number, and typescript caption on verso.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 23083
TMS Object Number: 016242-C
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2b92a6a0-c5da-012f-e414-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1937: Issued
  • 2014: 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. "The mecca of hundreds of drought refugees seeking work and resettlement. Cotton and potatoes provide employment. Squatter camp in Kern County, California" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1937. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba309cea-978c-4288-e040-e00a18066c61

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "The mecca of hundreds of drought refugees seeking work and resettlement. Cotton and potatoes provide employment. Squatter camp in Kern County, California" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba309cea-978c-4288-e040-e00a18066c61

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1937). The mecca of hundreds of drought refugees seeking work and resettlement. Cotton and potatoes provide employment. Squatter camp in Kern County, California Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ba309cea-978c-4288-e040-e00a18066c61

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The mecca of hundreds of drought refugees seeking work and resettlement. Cotton and potatoes provide employment. Squatter camp in Kern County, California