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Hitchhikers, [Vicinity Vicksburg, Mississippi]
(1936); printed (c. 1975)

Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Measurements
26.8 × 34.3 cm (image) 28.0 × 35.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Mississippi, United States
Accession Number
PH121-1975
Department
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1975
© Library of Congress, FSA Collection
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Daryl and Anne Whinney
Gallery location
Not on display
About
In the 1930s, during the Great Depression, a team of photographers was assembled by the Farm Security Administration to record living conditions in rural America. The photographers were directed to, “record on film as much of America as [they] could in terms of people and land”.