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    • Flyer

    • Fliers; circulars
    • A flier purportedly used by farmers to entice immigrants, migrant workers, and those thinking of emigrating from the Midwest Dust Bowl to come to California. There is a question as to whether these really existed. This flyer is likely a...
    • Migrant worker

    • Agricultural laborers
    • A man, who is head of rural family, asking questions regarding the amount of his check on State Relief Administration pay day. This was the first pay day after passage of state law forbidding payments over $58.00 per month.
    • Migrant worker house

    • Dwellings; Huts
    • A newly built windowless house in one of four quickly growing communities on the outskirts of town. These were built for agricultural workers who were on and off relief. The 45ft. by 120ft. lots sold for $400.00 ($12.00 down payment, $6.00/month @...
    • Migrant Family

    • Agriculture; Children; Familes; Laborers; Migrants
    • A print of a migrant family, including a man and a woman with a baby breastfeeding. Hard copy is high quality photocopy.
    • Migrant worker house

    • Dwellings; Huts
    • A shack in a community of shacks, located in a subdivided orchard. These shacks, which had no running water, were rented to workers as permanent homes, with rents of $7.00 to $12.00/month.
    • Migrant worker

    • Dwellings; Huts
    • A woman standing behind a screen door in community of shacks, located in a subdivided orchard. These shacks, which had no running water, were rented to workers as permanent homes, with rents of $7.00 to $12.00/month.
    • Central Heating' California Style

    • Photojournalist; Photojournalism; Migrant laborers; People
    • Central Heating' California Style.' Horace Bristol was an American Photojournalist who travelled with Steinbeck in 1938 and documented the migrant families. Bristol used the characters from Steinbeck's novel to title his photographs and Twentieth...
    • Children in Bathing Tub

    • Photojournalist; Photojournalism; Migrant laborers; People
    • Children in Bathing Tub.' Horace Bristol was an American Photojournalist who travelled with Steinbeck in 1938 and documented the migrant families. Bristol used the characters from Steinbeck's novel to title his photographs and Twentieth Century Fox...
    • Climbing down from boxcar

    • Photojournalist; Photojournalism; Migrant laborers; People
    • Climbing down from boxcar.' Horace Bristol was an American Photojournalist who travelled with Steinbeck in 1938 and documented the migrant families. Bristol used the characters from Steinbeck's novel to title his photographs and Twentieth Century...
    • Clothes Drying over Flood Waters

    • Photojournalist; Photojournalism; Migrant laborers; People
    • Clothes Drying on Line over Flood Waters.' Horace Bristol was an American Photojournalist who travelled with Steinbeck in 1938 and documented the migrant families. Bristol used the characters from Steinbeck's novel to title his photographs and...
    • Florence Thompson

    • Agricultural laborers; Families; Mothers; Daughters
    • Florence Thompson, sitting in chair. She is the subject of Dorothea Lange's 'Migrant Mother' photo. From left to right, the daughters are Katherine McIntosh, Ruby Sprague, and Norma Rydlewski. M's McIntosh appeared to left of Migrant Mother, Ruby...
    • Migrant from Oklahoma

    • Dwellings; Huts
    • Former Osage County, Oklahoma deputy sheriff in front of shack, for which he paid $7.00/month: 'I was raised in a time when every man hepped himself and the lord hepped him. Now I haven't made $5.00 since [1939 11 16]. I've raised and matched 6...
    • Entertainment

    • Art; Book illustration; Drawings; Lithographs
    • Glava Dvadtsat Tretya' (Chapter 23). The story told by a migrant at a camp fills the need for entertainment. Pen and ink lithograph. Lev Grigorevich Brodaty was born in Warsaw in 1889. A graphic artist, poster artist and illustrator, he created...
    • Grandma Joad

    • Photojournalist; Photojournalism; Migrant laborers; People
    • Grandma Joad.' Horace Bristol was an American Photojournalist who travelled with Steinbeck in 1938 and documented the migrant families. Bristol used the characters from Steinbeck's novel to title his photographs and Twentieth Century Fox used...
    • Grandpa Joad

    • Photojournalist; Photojournalism; Migrant laborers; People
    • Grandpa Joad.' Horace Bristol was an American Photojournalist who travelled with Steinbeck in 1938 and documented the migrant families. Bristol used the characters from Steinbeck's novel to title his photographs and Twentieth Century Fox used...
    • Joad Family Watching Flood

    • Photojournalist; Photojournalism; Migrant laborers; People
    • Joad Family Watching Flood.' Horace Bristol was an American Photojournalist who travelled with Steinbeck in 1938 and documented the migrant families. Bristol used the characters from Steinbeck's novel to title his photographs and Twentieth Century...
    • Portrait

    • Authors; Portraits
    • John Steinbeck wears a canvas jacket with his glasses case in the breast pocket. The caption reads: John Steinbeck 1902- Born in Salinas, California. He attended Stanford University. He writes of social conflict and agitation, especially of migrant...

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