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Migrant farmer family traveling to find work

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Creator:Lange, Dorothea
Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Migrant farmer family traveling to find work
Date:1930-1949
Description:

Family traveling with wagon of supplies. Text on reverse: "Giant Corporative farms in recent years have literally 'tractored off the land' thousands of small farmers, with Negroes suffering most. Scenes such as this, immortalized in John Steinbeck's 'Grapes of Wrath,' have by no means disappeared from the land." Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.

Local identification number: L1979-37_204

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Poverty--Southern States | Relocation (Housing)--Southern States | Migrant agricultural laborers--Southern States | Household moving | Farmers | Roads | Kennedy, Stetson | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Libraries
Original Material:

Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1979-37_204, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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