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Near Santa Maria, California. Large-scale pea fields. These peas must be handpicked by gangs of laborers for fresh table use. Frozen food process is not used in marketing California peas, although it may be introduced.

Creator:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965) (Photographer)
Other Names:
Farm Security Administration (American, active 1930s-1940s) (Sponsor)
Title:
Near Santa Maria, California. Large-scale pea fields. These peas must be handpicked by gangs of laborers for fresh table use. Frozen food process is not used in marketing California peas, although it may be introduced.
Alternate Titles:
Farm Security Administration (FSA) Collection, Frozen peas in southern New Jersey and peas for canning in Wisconsin are machine-harvested., Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Date:
1939 Feb.
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Print Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
018909-E c.2
Notes:
Title and date from Library of Congress. FSA Collection contains three copies of this photograph. LC record identifies the original negative for this photograph photograph as a size "C" negative (approximately 4 x 5 inches); NYPL prints are inscribed with negative number 018909-D on verso.