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Caption (Original Description)

Background photgraph for Hightstown project. Garment factory on West Twenty-first Street, New York City. Mr. Jacob Solomon, one of the two hundred and fifty selected family heads for the Hightstown Project, is employed in this building. Compare with factory built by Resettlement Administration at Hightstown

Photographer

Dorothea Lange

Created

June 1936

Classification (Original Tagging System)

Lot Number (Shooting Assignment)

1292

Call Number (Library of Congress)

LC-USF34-009163

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