Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Real Estate Sign Along Highway Traveled by Drought Refugees and Migrant Workers, Riverside County, California]

Artist:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965)
Date:
March 1937
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
18.2 x 18.8 cm (7 3/16 x 7 3/8 in. )
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.351.13
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped in black ink on print, verso C: "PLEASE CREDIT // F.S.A. // FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION // PHOTO BY: LANGE"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso TC: "Sign on highway traveled // by migrant agricultural // workers. // California."; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "Migrants 1[circled]"; incribed in pencil on print, verso BR: "16237E"
Farm Security Administration; Russell Lee, before 1939; Estate of Doris Lee, first wife of Russell Lee; [Howard Greenberg/Photofind Gallery, Woodstock, New York, 1984]; Estate of Berrien Thorn; [Richard Sheppard/Danbury Antiques, Suttons Bay, MI, 1999].

Taylor, Paul S. Dorothea Lange: Farm Security Administration Photographs, 1935-1939, from the Library of Congress, edited by Howard M. Levin, and Katherine Northrup. Vol. 1. 1st ed. Glencoe, Ill.: Text-Fiche Press, 1980. no. 4-35.

Lange, Dorothea. Dorothea Lange, Eloquent Witness: An Exhibition of Vintage Photographs. Chicago: Edwynn Houk Gallery, 1989. p. 44.



Original RA/FSA caption reads: March 1937. Real estate sign along the highway on which hundreds of drought refugees and migrant workers travel. Riverside County, California. [LC USF34-16237-E]
See also: Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Farm Security Administration (FSA) # 8b31739
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