Collection Photo, Print, Drawing First rural rehabilitation colonists, northern Minnesota to Matanuska Valley, Alaska
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- First rural rehabilitation colonists, northern Minnesota to Matanuska Valley, Alaska
- Photographs show poor families in San Francisco, California, on their way from Northern Minnesota to the Matanuska Valley Colony. Includes portraits, views on a train, registering at the dock, on board the US Army Transport Corps ship, the St. Mihiel; and people leaning on rail. The St. Mihiel sailed May 1, 1935.
- Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published
- 1935 May.
- - Matanuska Valley Colony (Alaska)--1930-1940
- - Internal migration--Alaska--1930-1940
- - Poor persons--Minnesota--1930-1940
- - Families--California--San Francisco--1930-1940
- - Arrivals & departures--California--San Francisco--1930-1940
- - Ships--California--San Francisco--1930-1940
- Gelatin silver prints--1930-1940.
- Photograph albums--1930-1940.
- Photograph albums--1930-1940
- Gelatin silver prints--1930-1940
- - "The movement of colonists from northern Minnesota to Alaska in the spring of 1935 is an attempt at ordered resettlement of distressed people. As the initial contingent of 67 families passed through San Francisco, photographic documentation ... was made by Dorothea Lange, of the Division of Rural Rehabilitation, California Emergency Relief Administration" album, last page.
- - Title from album.
- - Negatives were retained by the photographer; some are now in the Dorothea Lange Collection at the Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA.
- - Album includes one map and one page of typewritten text.
- - Photographs do not have captions.
- - Forms part of the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection.
- - Also available as a color laser copy reference surrogate filed with finding aids in Prints & Photographs Reading Room.
- - Transfer; U.S. Office of War Information; 1944.
- - Published in: Photographic memory: the album in the age of photography / Verna Posever Curtis. New York, NY : Aperture Foundation, 2011, p. 141.
- 1 album (19 gelatin silver developed-out prints) ; 29.2 x 23.5 (album)
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 961 H (USE DIGITAL IMAGES) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- ppmsca 08587 https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.08587
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- LC-DIG-ppmsca-08587 (digital files from original photos)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Lange, Dorothea, photographer. First rural rehabilitation colonists, northern Minnesota to Matanuska Valley, Alaska. San Francisco California Alaska Minnesota, 1935. May. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/95503550/.
APA citation style:
Lange, D., photographer. (1935) First rural rehabilitation colonists, northern Minnesota to Matanuska Valley, Alaska. San Francisco California Alaska Minnesota, 1935. May. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/95503550/.
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Lange, Dorothea, photographer. First rural rehabilitation colonists, northern Minnesota to Matanuska Valley, Alaska. May. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/95503550/>.