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Feeling Low in Toppenish: 1939

Feeling Low in Toppenish: 1939

August 1939. "Sick migrant child. Washington, Yakima Valley, Toppenish." The daughter of migrant laborers harvesting hops in Washington State. Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the FSA. View full size.


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