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One of a group of western Oklahoma wheat farmers congregated at crossroads service station. "In 1934 I had four renters, and I didn't make anything. I bought tractors on the money the government give me, and I got shet of my renters"

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Title
One of a group of western Oklahoma wheat farmers congregated at crossroads service station. "In 1934 I had four renters, and I didn't make anything. I bought tractors on the money the government give me, and I got shet of my renters"
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1938-06
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 018172-E c.2
Topics
Oklahoma
Farmers
Rural conditions
Farm mechanization
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: Caption continues: "Right about half the people in these little towns used to be renters. They've got their choice--go to California or Work Projects Administration (WPA)."
Content: FSA Collection includes two 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: 23738
TMS Object Number: 018172-E c.2
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e09fc560-8cf9-0136-935d-0ffcccd58a29
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
  • 2018: 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. "One of a group of western Oklahoma wheat farmers congregated at crossroads service station. "In 1934 I had four renters, and I didn't make anything. I bought tractors on the money the government give me, and I got shet of my renters"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1938. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5efd9460-8cfc-0136-2f18-05b1b3e07daa

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "One of a group of western Oklahoma wheat farmers congregated at crossroads service station. "In 1934 I had four renters, and I didn't make anything. I bought tractors on the money the government give me, and I got shet of my renters"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5efd9460-8cfc-0136-2f18-05b1b3e07daa

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1938). One of a group of western Oklahoma wheat farmers congregated at crossroads service station. "In 1934 I had four renters, and I didn't make anything. I bought tractors on the money the government give me, and I got shet of my renters" Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5efd9460-8cfc-0136-2f18-05b1b3e07daa

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<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5efd9460-8cfc-0136-2f18-05b1b3e07daa | title= (still image) One of a group of western Oklahoma wheat farmers congregated at crossroads service station. "In 1934 I had four renters, and I didn't make anything. I bought tractors on the money the government give me, and I got shet of my renters", (1938)|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 7, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

One of a group of western Oklahoma wheat farmers congregated at crossroads service station. "In 1934 I had four renters, and I didn't make anything. I bought tractors on the money the government give me, and I got shet of my renters"