Near Meloland, Imperial Valley. Large scale agriculture. Gang labor, Mexican and white, from the Southwest. Pull, clean, tie and crate carrots for the eastern market for eleven cents per crate of forty-eight bunches

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Title
Near Meloland, Imperial Valley. Large scale agriculture. Gang labor, Mexican and white, from the Southwest. Pull, clean, tie and crate carrots for the eastern market for eleven cents per crate of forty-eight bunches
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: 019161-C
Topics
California -- Meloland
California -- Imperial County
Agricultural laborers
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: Caption continues: ...Many can make barely one dollar a day. Heavy oversupply of labor and competition for jobs is keen.
Content: FSA Collection contains 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: 24410
TMS Object Number: 019161-C
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b29a3b0-9412-0136-a040-00fb3b663736
Rights Statement
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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. "Near Meloland, Imperial Valley. Large scale agriculture. Gang labor, Mexican and white, from the Southwest. Pull, clean, tie and crate carrots for the eastern market for eleven cents per crate of forty-eight bunches" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d5e92fb0-9414-0136-204c-514ad7a155d5

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Near Meloland, Imperial Valley. Large scale agriculture. Gang labor, Mexican and white, from the Southwest. Pull, clean, tie and crate carrots for the eastern market for eleven cents per crate of forty-eight bunches" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 20, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d5e92fb0-9414-0136-204c-514ad7a155d5

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). Near Meloland, Imperial Valley. Large scale agriculture. Gang labor, Mexican and white, from the Southwest. Pull, clean, tie and crate carrots for the eastern market for eleven cents per crate of forty-eight bunches Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d5e92fb0-9414-0136-204c-514ad7a155d5

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Near Meloland, Imperial Valley. Large scale agriculture. Gang labor, Mexican and white, from the Southwest. Pull, clean, tie and crate carrots for the eastern market for eleven cents per crate of forty-eight bunches