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Title
Drought refugees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields ...
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: 009665-E
Topics
California -- Blythe
California -- Riverside County
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Droughts
Migrant agricultural laborers
Internal migrants
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Date and title from Library of Congress.
Content: Caption continues: ... The official at the border (California-Arizona) inspection service said that on this day, August 17, 1936, twenty-three car loads and truck loads of migrant families out of the drought counties of Oklahoma and Arkansas had passed throught that station entering California up to 3 o'clock in the afternoon.
Content: FSA Collection contains three copies of this photograph. Copy 3 cropped.
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: 22278
TMS Object Number: 009665-E
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1d28d60-76f7-0136-9f28-0fa6b9b28a76
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

  • 1936: 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. "Drought refugees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields ..." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1936. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/caf81360-76fd-0136-042f-4fae3479bca2

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Drought refugees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields ..." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/caf81360-76fd-0136-042f-4fae3479bca2

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1936). Drought refugees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields ... Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/caf81360-76fd-0136-042f-4fae3479bca2

Wikipedia Citation

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Drought refugees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields ...