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on verso, by artist, lower center in graphite: Child of negro Tenant farmer [underlined in blue pencil] family, / Alabama.; by unknown hand, top left in blue pencil: CHILD LABOR; top center in graphite: VINTAGE 6791; top left in right in graphite: Child Labor; upper center and center stamped twice in red ink inverted: RETURN TO: / TIME, INC. / FILE; by unknown hand, center in graphite: Ra9261-E; lower left stamped in black ink: Kindly use the following credit line: / RESETTLEMENT ADMINISTRATION PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lange [underlined]; lower center stamped in red ink: OCT 21 1937; by unknown hand, lower left in blue pencil: [X and check mark] Photograph by- Lange, Dorothea / [X and check mark] COTTON- FARMING- US / [X and check mark] AGRICULTURE- FARMERS- AMER- NEGRO; lower center printed in black ink inverted: CHILD LABOR

Provenance

Dorothea Lange, Berkeley, CA; Time, Inc. (John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX); Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, Van Nuys, CA, 21 January 2005; gift to NGA, 2016.

Associated Names
Susan Steinhauser
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