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[Eighteen-Year Old Mother from Oklahoma, Now a California Migrant]

Artist:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965)
Date:
1937
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
17.7 x 24.2 cm (6 15/16 x 9 1/2 in. )
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.351.2
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 BC: "Young migrant mother. // California."; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "Migrants 13[circled]"; incribed in pencil on print, verso BR: "16269-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].

Original RA/FSA caption reads: March 1937. Eighteen-year old mother from Oklahoma, now a California migrant. [LC USF34-16269-C]
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