Kern County, California

Dorothea Langenegative 1937; print later

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View outside of an auto camp for migratory laborers in grapes and cotton. A car is parked beside a row of small shacks. The shack at the front has a hand painted sign reading "Men in camp wants work." A sign on a post next to the houses advertises tent spaces for seventy-five cents per week.


  • Title: Kern County, California
  • Creator: Dorothea Lange
  • Date Created: negative 1937; print later
  • Location Created: Kern County, California, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 26.7 × 34 cm (10 1/2 × 13 3/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Gelatin silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2016.150.5
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift of Bruce Berman and Lea Russo
  • Creator Display Name: Dorothea Lange (American, 1895 - 1965)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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