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Oklahoma Refugees, 1935

Updated Mar 01, 2021
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on Dec 29, 2011 5:40 AM
Description:
Refugees from Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl arrive in San Fernando, California. This (unnamed family) photo was taken in June of 1935 by Dorothea Lange, who documented many affects of the Dust Bowl on the farmers. The caption says: "More Oklahomans reach Calif. via the cotton fields of Ariz." The family seems to be carrying all of their possessions in their car and there is a box on the front bumper labeled "Scotch Soap'.
Date & Place: in San Fernando, California United States of America

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