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Near Meloland, Imperial Valley. Large scale agriculture. Gang labor, Mexican and white, from the Southwest. Pull, clean, tie and crate carrots for the eastern market for eleven cents per crate of forty-eight bunches.

Creator:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965) (Photographer)
Other Names:
Farm Security Administration (American, active 1930s-1940s) (Sponsor)
Title:
Near Meloland, Imperial Valley. Large scale agriculture. Gang labor, Mexican and white, from the Southwest. Pull, clean, tie and crate carrots for the eastern market for eleven cents per crate of forty-eight bunches.
Alternate Titles:
Farm Security Administration (FSA) Collection, Many can barely make one dollar a day. Heavy oversupply of labor and competition for jobs keen., Meloland, Imperial 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:
019178-E
Notes:
Title and date from Library of Congress.