in subject's hand, across center below image [photographically printed on sheet in black]: My dream was to become a school teacher. Mrs Stone is rich. I have talents but not opportunity. I am used to standing behind Mrs Stone. I have been a servant for 40 years. Vickie Figueroa; on verso, signed by the artist, lower right in black ink: Jim Goldberg 1981
Jim Goldberg, San Francisco; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1994; acquired by NGA, 2015.