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Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open

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Title
Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1938-01
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 018310-D
Topics
California -- San Francisco
California -- San Francisco County
Unemployed
Unemployment
Depressions
Assistance
Unemployment insurance
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title, date and negative number from Library of Congress. According to LC, the actual size of the negative for this photograph is "C" (4 x 5 in.). NYPL prints are all inscribed with negative number 018310-C.
Content: Caption continues: They will receive from six to fifteen dollars per week for up to sixteen weeks. Coincidental with the announcement that the federal unemployment census showed close to ten million persons out of work ...
Content: FSA Collection contains six 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: 23844
TMS Object Number: 018310-D
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9a6ef1d0-8d02-0136-5373-15a0687b1c46
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

  • 1938: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1938. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb9de560-8d04-0136-aac4-15ce19d410e3

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 2, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb9de560-8d04-0136-aac4-15ce19d410e3

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1938). Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb9de560-8d04-0136-aac4-15ce19d410e3

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Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open