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Photo Credit: Author-Dorothea Lange (1895–1965)
Description: (Full caption reads as follows: Arvin, Kern County, California. Line up for state relief pay day. Shows exterior of building. This building is used for the worker’s alliance meetings, Church of Christ services, and headquarters for distribution of S.R.A. checks. This is an area of rapidly growing shacktown communities most of the relief clients pictured here inhabit these new rural slums.)
Record creator Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. Division of Economic Information. (ca. 1922 – ca. 1953)
Date. 13 April 1940