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Young Migratory Mother in Edison, Kern County, California, Originally from Texas

Original Caption: Edison, Kern County, California. Young migratory mother, originally from Texas on the day before the photograph was made she and her husband traveled 35 miles each way to pick peas. They worked 5 hours each and together earned $2.25. They have two young children... Live in auto camp.


U.S. National Archives' Local Identifier: NWDNS-83-G-41536


From: Series: Photographic Prints Documenting Programs and Activities of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Predecessor Agencies, compiled ca. 1922 - ca. 1947, documenting the period ca. 1911 (Record Group 83)


Created by: Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. Division of Economic Information. (ca. 1922 - ca. 1953)


Production Date: 04/11/1940


Photographer: Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965


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Repository: Still Pictures Unit at the National Archives at College Park (College Park, MD)


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Taken on April 11, 1940