Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Migrants Resettling Themselves on Dump Outside of Bakersfield, California]

Artist:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965)
Date:
1935
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
24.0 x 19.7 cm (9 7/16 x 7 3/4 in. )
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.351.4
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: "Dispossessed Arkansas farmers // building a home in California."; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "Migrants 11[circled]"; incribed in pencil on print, verso BR: "2327-C"
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. variant of 1-39 and 1-40.



Original RA/FSA caption for variants of this image (nos. 1-39, 1-40) reads: 1935. Dispossessed Arkansas farmers. These people are resettling themselves on the dump outside of Bakersfield, California. [LC USF34-2327-C]
See also: Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Farm Security Administration (FSA) # 8b13824
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