Forty families of drought and depression refugees camped...

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Forty families of drought and depression refugees camped by the roadside beside an irrigated pea field. A freeze which destroyed the pea crop threw practically every family in this camp on emergency relief. Nine miles from Calipatria, California

Part of the U.S. Library of Congress's Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection.

Lange, Dorothea, photographer
  • Nitrate negatives.
  • 1 negative : nitrate ; 4 x 5 inches or smaller.
  • Title and other information from caption card.
  • Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
  • More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
  • Film copy on SIS roll 27, frame 777.

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