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Waterfront Lots: 1937

Waterfront Lots: 1937

March 1937. "Ditch bank housing for Mexican field workers. Imperial Valley, California." Washtub and ashcans under the eucalyptus allée. Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

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Treacherous Irrigation Canals

The irrigation canals in the Imperial Valley are notorious for drownings. Many an automobile has strayed off the road and gone into a canal doing a half flip, submerging the passenger compartment of the car.

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