On Arizona Highway 87, south of Chandler. Maricopa County, Ariz [. . .]

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    Full caption reads: On Arizona Highway 87, south of Chandler. Maricopa County, Arizona.  Children in a democracy.  A migratory family living in a trailer in an open field.  No sanitation, no water.  They came from Amarillo, Texas.   Pulled bolls near Amarillo, picked cotton near Roswell, New Mexico, and in Arizona.  Plan to return to Amarillo at close of cotton picking season for work on WPA.

    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 522205/ Local Identifier 83-G-44036

    The Chandler Museum does not own this image.  The image was accessed from the National Archive on 1/22/13.  To use this image visit the National Archive website at http://www.archives.gov/

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