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on verso, vertical along right edge printed in black ink: POWER FARMING DISPLACES TENANTS FROM THE LAND IN THE WESTERN / DRY COTTON AREA TEXAS PANHANDLE / JUNE 1938; artist's stamp, stamped five times in black ink: PHOTOGRAPH BY / DOROTHEA LANGE / 1163 EUCLID AVENUE / BERKELEY / CALIFORNIA; upper left stamped in black ink: PLEASE NOTE: / Kindly Return Unused Photos / to the Division of Information, / Farm Security Administration, / Washington, D.C.; by unknown hand, center in graphite: 182810 / (38127?) / lower left stamped in black ink: PLEASE CREDIT / F.S.A. / FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION / PHOTO BY: LANGE; by unknown hand, bottom left in graphite inverted: AWO [?]

Provenance

Dorothea Lange, Berkeley, CA; by descent to Helen Dixon, her daughter-in-law, CA, 1965; (RoseGallery, Santa Monica, CA); Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, Van Nuys, CA, 29 December 2000; gift to NGA, 2016.

Associated Names
Susan Steinhauser
Bibliography
1939
Lange, Dorothea, and Paul Schuster Taylor. An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion. New York, 1939: 73.
1966
Museum of Modern Art. Dorothea Lange. Exh. cat. Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1966: 24.
1978
Meltzer, Milton. Dorothea Lange: A Photographer's Life. Toronto, 1978: 225.
1982
Hoffman, Michael E., ed. Dorothea Lange: Photographs of a Lifetime. New York, 1982: 83.
1985
Arrow, Jan. Dorothea Lange. London, 1985: n.p.
1994
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Dorothea Lange: American Photographs. Exh. cat. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, 1994: pl. 82.
1995
Davis, Keith F. The Photographs of Dorothea Lange. Kansas City, MO, 1995: 73.
2002
Borhan, Pierre. Dorothea Lange, the Heart and Mind of a Photographer. Boston, 2002: 90.
2014
Gordon, Linda. Dorothea Lange. New York, 2014: 19.
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