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United States government camp for migrants (Farm Security Administration), Farmersville, California. Prefabricated steel dwellings "one step up from a tent" replace the use of tents in the newer California camps

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Title
United States government camp for migrants (Farm Security Administration), Farmersville, California. Prefabricated steel dwellings "one step up from a tent" replace the use of tents in the newer California camps
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939-02
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 018914-E c.2
Topics
California -- Farmersville
California -- Tulare County
Internal migrants
Migrant agricultural laborers
Labor camps
Housing
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: FSA Collection contains three 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: 24206
TMS Object Number: 018914-E c.2
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5505080-940b-0136-8feb-65ee1ce28caf
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

  • 1939: 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. "United States government camp for migrants (Farm Security Administration), Farmersville, California. Prefabricated steel dwellings "one step up from a tent" replace the use of tents in the newer California camps" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d1c55210-940d-0136-9463-433436e77675

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "United States government camp for migrants (Farm Security Administration), Farmersville, California. Prefabricated steel dwellings "one step up from a tent" replace the use of tents in the newer California camps" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 2, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d1c55210-940d-0136-9463-433436e77675

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). United States government camp for migrants (Farm Security Administration), Farmersville, California. Prefabricated steel dwellings "one step up from a tent" replace the use of tents in the newer California camps Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d1c55210-940d-0136-9463-433436e77675

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United States government camp for migrants (Farm Security Administration), Farmersville, California. Prefabricated steel dwellings "one step up from a tent" replace the use of tents in the newer California camps