"Filipinos Cutting Lettuce, Salinas, California" by Dorothea Lange

Filipinos Cutting Lettuce, Salinas, California, 1935' Photo ...

As part of her assignment from the Farm Security Administration, a Depression-era agency, Lange documented the injustice of stoop labor forced upon Filipino migrant workers in the lettuce fields of the central California coast.

"Sometimes you have an inner sense that you have encompassed the thing generally. You know then that you are not taking anything away from anyone: their privacy, their dignity, their wholeness." — Dorothea Lange

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