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on verso, by Dorothea Lange, upper center in graphite: 18-year old mother from Oklahoma / now a California migrant; by unknown hand, top left in black ink inverted: 6127-L; top right in black ink inverted: 9026[crossed out]- L; upper left stamped in red ink inverted and crossed out with black ink: P OCT 163 / M DEC-562; upper left stamped in red ink inverted: V SEP 10 71; center stamped in blue ink inverted: JUN 5 1995; by unknown hand, center in graphite: 16269-C; center printed in purple ink: Kindly use the following credit line / FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PHOTOGRAPH BY LANGE; lower right stamped in red ink and circled in graphite inverted: MAR 13, 1938 / [by unknown hand in graphite] Neg; bottom right in graphite and crossed out with blue ink: 9026-L; bottom right in red ink: MOMA

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New York Times Photo Archive, New York. (RoseGallery, Santa Monica, CA); Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, Van Nuys, CA, 9 September 2004; gift to NGA, 2016.

Associated Names
Susan Steinhauser
Bibliography
1994
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Dorothea Lange: American Photographs. Exh. cat. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, 1994: pl. 45.
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