Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona. Store run by operator of private auto camp [. . .]

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    Full caption reads: Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona.  Store run by operator of private auto camp for cotton pickers.  He rents tent space and housekeeping cabins.  See negative 44378.  He sells food on credit to cotton pickers and cashes their wage checks on Saturday nights.  He says the money earned by average good pickers is $9.00 to $12.00 per week.

    Production date: 11/1940

    Photograph by Dorothea Lange

    Credit: National Archive, Record Group 83, Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1876-1959, Photographic Prints Documenting Programs and Activities of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Predecessor Agencies, ARC Identifier 522546/ Local Identifier 83-G-44377

    The Chandler Museum does not own this image.  The image was accessed from the National Archive on 1/24/13.  To use this image visit the National Archive website at

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