Harvest Nomads. U. S. Department of Labor.

Harvest Nomads

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1945. First Edition. Photo-essay documenting the lives of American migrant farmworkers, whose "...living and working conditions were dramatized in John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath...his locale was prewar California, but a migrant army still roams over three-fourths of the States. The Consumers' League last year found thousands of other Joads in New York living at only little better than depression levels..." Illustrated throughout with photographs, none credited but including a several well-known FSA photographs by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and others. A notably uncommon U.S. Labor Department publication, rarely seen in commerce. Oblong octavo (19cm x 25cm); staple-bound, pictorial paper wrappers; [24]pp; chiefly illus. Faint creasing and a few small chips to wrapper edges; Very Good. Issued as Division of Labor Standards Bulletin no. 73.

Price: $250.00

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