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Oil fields. Kern County, California.


November 1938


Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration


Public domain image from Library of Congress United States--California--Kern County.

Call Number

LC-USF34- 018585-C

Reproduction Number

LC-USF34-018585-C DLC (b&w film nitrate neg.)

Digital ID

fsa 8b32671


Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection


Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA


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