BUY PRINT    Imperial Valley, California, March 1937. "One of a Mexican field gang of migratory laborers thinning and weeding cantaloupe plants. The young plants are capped with waxed paper spread over a wire wicket to protect against cold and accelerate growth. The laborers' wages are 30 cents an hour." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the FSA. | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos