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Washington, Yakima Valley. Drought refugee, aged sixty three, from Bismark, North Dakota. "Came to Washington three years ago in that Chevy coupe you see over there and twenty-five dollars cash. Had 480 acres back there ..."

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Title
Washington, Yakima Valley. Drought refugee, aged sixty three, from Bismark, North Dakota. "Came to Washington three years ago in that Chevy coupe you see over there and twenty-five dollars cash. Had 480 acres back there ..."
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lange, Dorothea (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lange, Dorothea

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939-08
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 020404-C
Topics
Washington (State) -- Yakima Valley
Internal migrants
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: Caption continues: With help of Work Projects Administration (WPA) and supplementary work on ranches is buying three quarters of an acre in shacktown near Yakima, has it nearly paid for, has good garden. "On my own place I can't starve."
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: 24792
TMS Object Number: 020404-C
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d7550820-9764-0136-3e64-25b3516bd15f
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. "Washington, Yakima Valley. Drought refugee, aged sixty three, from Bismark, North Dakota. "Came to Washington three years ago in that Chevy coupe you see over there and twenty-five dollars cash. Had 480 acres back there ..."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f2460290-9766-0136-a620-08ffab8d3a7f

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Washington, Yakima Valley. Drought refugee, aged sixty three, from Bismark, North Dakota. "Came to Washington three years ago in that Chevy coupe you see over there and twenty-five dollars cash. Had 480 acres back there ..."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f2460290-9766-0136-a620-08ffab8d3a7f

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). Washington, Yakima Valley. Drought refugee, aged sixty three, from Bismark, North Dakota. "Came to Washington three years ago in that Chevy coupe you see over there and twenty-five dollars cash. Had 480 acres back there ..." Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f2460290-9766-0136-a620-08ffab8d3a7f

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Washington, Yakima Valley. Drought refugee, aged sixty three, from Bismark, North Dakota. "Came to Washington three years ago in that Chevy coupe you see over there and twenty-five dollars cash. Had 480 acres back there ..."