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Caption (Original Description)

Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven hungry children. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is a native Californian. Destitute in pea picker's camp, Nipomo, California, because of the failure of the early pea crop. These people had just sold their tent in order to buy food. Of the twenty-five hundred people in this camp most of them were destitute

Photographer

Dorothea Lange

Created

March 1936

Lot Number (Shooting Assignment)

344

Call Number (Library of Congress)

LC-USF34-T01-009093