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Untitled -Disasters of Shacktown Communities
Dorothea Lange
Date Created and/or Issued
February 19, 1940
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Oakland Museum of California
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Oakland Museum of California
Lange (Dorothea) Collection
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U.S. Department of Agriculture - Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Exhibits and Photographic Unit Location: Across the Natomas Levee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., Calif. Subject Heading: Community Studies Rural Shacktowns. Division: Econ. Infor. Detailed Description: Disasters of Shacktown Communities. See also Neg. No. 41436. Refer to General Caption #1. This Settlement is just outside the city limits. No police or fire protection, and no nearby telephone. Home of young family from Oklahoma. Husband works in a cannery, house self-built. Young mother bemoaned loss of her canned food more than the loss of her household possessions.
Photonegative unknown photography
Sacramento; Department of Agriculture; Natomas Levee; shacktown; fire; shack; dresser; wood; building; tree; smoke; post; furniture

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