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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • EAT MORE FISH, 1917

Tom Collins: 1936

Tom Collins: 1936

November 1936. Arvin migratory farm workers' camp in Kern County, California. "Tom Collins, manager of Kern migrant camp, with drought refugee family." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange. View full size.

 

Meet you at the cooler

Dousing the burlap sack on the old milk can would provide drinking water that was cool enough to be refreshing in the summer heat. We still use this method when we primitive camp. Although I'm sure we still have it much better than these poor refugees from drought.

Baby

I don't even like kids, but this is adorable.

 
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