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Image: A Hitch Hiking Family Waiting along the Highway in Macon, Georgia

Photo Credit: copy photo: J. Giammatteo

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A Hitch Hiking Family Waiting along the Highway in Macon, Georgia

20th century
195 x 194 mm (7.7 x 7.6 in.)

Dorothea Lange, American, (1895–1965)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Marks: Unsigned. Stamped on verso with F.S.A stamps. Inscribed on verso in pencil: “A hitch hiking family waiting along the highway in Macon, Ga. The father repairs sewing machines, lawn mowers, etc. He is leaving Macon where a license is required for such work ($25) and heading back for Alabama.”
Credit Line: Gift of Michael M. Senft, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.12.77

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  • families - Groups of individuals related by blood, marriage, adoption, or cohabitation. ERIC9 [May 1993 related term deleted. May 1991 descriptor moved. February 1991 related term added.]
  • family
  • Farm Security Administration (FSA)
  • highways - Use for major, high-speed, high-capacity roads between urban areas, often laid out to take advantage of pleasant countryside. [April 1993 descriptor moved.]
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • roads

  • image Dimensions: 195 x 194 mm (7.7 x 7.6 in.)

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