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Cleanliness

Artist:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965)
Date:
1935
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
18.2 x 24.0 cm (7 3/16 x 9 7/16 in. )
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.351.5
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: "Child in migrant camp // California."; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "Migrants 10[circled]"; incribed in pencil on print, verso BR: "1735-E"
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. 1-19.

Tsujimoto, Karen. Dorothea Lange: Archive of an Artist. Oakland: Oakland Museum of California, 1995. no. 10, p. 18.



Original RA/FSA caption reads: April 1935. "Cleanliness," Southern California. Oklahoma refugees camping in Imperial Valley, California. [From the April 17, 1935 Taylor-Lange report.] [LC USF34-1735-E]
See also: Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Call # LC-USF34- 001735-ZE
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