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Dorothea Lange photographs Southern Oregon

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'Sign of service station, U.S. 99. Hop pickers are wanted for four big growers of the area three weeks before opening season. They also advertise in newspapers including San Francisco newspapers, 450 miles away.' Photo taken in Grants Pass in August 1939
''Pond monkey' guides course of logs from the mill pond to the chute. Pelican Bay Lumber Company mill. Klamath Falls, Oregon.' Photo taken in August 1939.
''Pond monkey' channels log raft. Keno, Klamath County, Oregon.' Photo taken in August 1939.
'Hop kiln ready for firing during hop season.' Photo taken near Grants Pass in August 1939.
'Hop picker with her children goes from paymaster's window to company-owned store adjoining. She had earned forty two cents that morning, spent it for one pound bologna sausage, one package 'Sensation' cigarettes, one 'mother's cake.' Photo taken in Josephine County, near Grants Pass, in August 1939.
'Just arrived from Kansas. On highway going to potato harvest. Near Merrill, Klamath County, Oregon.' Photo taken in August 1939.
'Half-grown farm boy on main drugstore corner in Medford in August 1939.' Called Young's Drug at the time, it was located at Main Street and Central Avenue (now home of Tuxedo Den), according to Medford historian Ben Truwe.
This photo of Dorothea Lange was taken by her second husband, Paul S. Taylor, in the 1930s.
'Grower provides fourteen such shacks in a row for his hop pickers.' Photo taken near Grants Pass in August 1939