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Hovel-Ready: 1937

Hovel-Ready: 1937

May 1937. "Children of migrant cotton field workers from Sweetwater, Oklahoma. Eight children in the family. Note the housing. Near Casa Grande project, Arizona." Medium format acetate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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I did note the housing

and the incessant wind on these poor children.

It's going to be hot

It hits 100 regularly in May, and June it's even hotter. I can't imagine those kids being broiled in those corrugated iron shacks. No humidity though.

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