The All-American Canal under construction, Imperial County, California. This big earth ditch will open new territory for cultivation by bringing water for irrigation to deserts of southern California adjacent to the Imperial Valley

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Title
The All-American Canal under construction, Imperial County, California. This big earth ditch will open new territory for cultivation by bringing water for irrigation to deserts of southern California adjacent to the Imperial Valley
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: 018315-D
Topics
California -- Imperial County
Irrigation
Agriculture
Water in agriculture
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 print is inscribed with negative number 018315-C.
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: 23850
TMS Object Number: 018315-D
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf3d0ce0-8d02-0136-0368-03fe83ec9df4
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
  • 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. "The All-American Canal under construction, Imperial County, California. This big earth ditch will open new territory for cultivation by bringing water for irrigation to deserts of southern California adjacent to the Imperial Valley" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1938. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/58804710-8d05-0136-6a9e-11d3e8f342c4

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "The All-American Canal under construction, Imperial County, California. This big earth ditch will open new territory for cultivation by bringing water for irrigation to deserts of southern California adjacent to the Imperial Valley" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/58804710-8d05-0136-6a9e-11d3e8f342c4

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1938). The All-American Canal under construction, Imperial County, California. This big earth ditch will open new territory for cultivation by bringing water for irrigation to deserts of southern California adjacent to the Imperial Valley Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/58804710-8d05-0136-6a9e-11d3e8f342c4

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The All-American Canal under construction, Imperial County, California. This big earth ditch will open new territory for cultivation by bringing water for irrigation to deserts of southern California adjacent to the Imperial Valley