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Corner of Railroad Ave. & G St., Bakersfield

Corner of Railroad Ave. & G St., Bakersfield

Photo of Kern County, California. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Farms...; Ranches...; Architecture; Artesian well; Family groups; Indians Capms...; Ca.; Shelf.

House with Victorian filigree, Bakersfield

House with Victorian filigree, Bakersfield

Photo of Kern County, Cal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Architecture; Artesian well; Family groups; Ca.; Shelf.

Bakersfield A Bakersfield home.

Bakersfield A Bakersfield home.

Photograph showing vine-covered veranda with trees and ornamental grasses. No. 459. Title from item. Forms part of: Kern County Survey Collection.

Antimony mines and buildings, Kern County, Calif., about forty miles from Bakersfield

Antimony mines and buildings, Kern County, Calif., about forty miles f...

Photographic views of Kern County, Calif., ca. 1888. No. 453.

Bakersfield A Bakersfield home.

Bakersfield A Bakersfield home.

Photograph showing a large Victorian cottage with verandas and mansard roof. No. 456. Title from item. Forms part of: Kern County Survey Collection.

Bakersfield. A cottage home, Black Hamburgs

Bakersfield. A cottage home, Black Hamburgs

Black Hamburg grapes hanging on vine, Bakersfield, Kern County, California. No. 601.

Bakersfield a cottage home, Black Hamburgs.

Bakersfield a cottage home, Black Hamburgs.

Pomegranates and grapes on arbor, Bakersfield, Kern County, California. No. 603.

Bakersfield. A cottage home

Bakersfield. A cottage home

Lawn with shrubbery, Bakersfield, Kern County, California. No. 593.

Bakersfield, Kern County, California, 1901.

Bakersfield, Kern County, California, 1901.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Photographs taken by Ashton, photographer, Bakersfield." Includes illus. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 17 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ... more

Union Oil Company at Bakersfield, Calif.

Union Oil Company at Bakersfield, Calif.

J139334 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; March 21, 1910; DLC/PP-1910:44016. No. 581.

Colored auxiliary of Bakersfield Chapter, Bakersfield, Calif

Colored auxiliary of Bakersfield Chapter, Bakersfield, Calif

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC, Pacific Div. Group title: Canteens U.S. Gift; American National Red Cross 19... more

Instruction in First Aid is making rapid headway all over the country, and the members of the Canteen Service of the Bakersfield, California Chapter of the American Red Cross are taking advantage of the breathing spell in their straight-out canteen work to learn a new form of service. Here a member of the chapter, bandaged according to First Aid rules, is about to be lifted carefully into the emergency ambulance, while the other members see and remember how it's done

Instruction in First Aid is making rapid headway all over the country,...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Pacific Div.; credit Landstrom. Group title: First Aid U.S. Instruction. Used... more

Draft Men, Bakersfield, Cal. receiving "Canteen Service"

Draft Men, Bakersfield, Cal. receiving "Canteen Service"

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC. Group title: Canteen U.S. Gift; American National Red Cross 1944 and 1952. G... more

Draft men at Bakersfield, Cal. American Red Cross canteen workers giving cigarettes

Draft men at Bakersfield, Cal. American Red Cross canteen workers givi...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC. Group title: Canteens U.S. Gift; American National Red Cross 1944 and 1952. ... more

Help Yourself

Help Yourself

Union High School Auditorium Bakersfield Fri and Sat Nights Apr 16-17 8pm sponsored by American legion Frank S Reynolds post no. 26 prices 75c 50c 35c tickets at Kimball and Stone drug store Federal The... more

More Oklahomans reach Calif. via the cotton fields of Ariz. ; "We got blowed out in Oklahoma." Share-croppers family near Bakersfield, Apr. 7, 1935

More Oklahomans reach Calif. via the cotton fields of Ariz. ; "We got ...

Photograph at top shows a car loaded with people, their belongings and supplies. Photo at bottom shows a woman and children sitting in the grass beside an automobile. Title from item.

Along the highway near Bakersfield, California. Dust bowl refugees

Along the highway near Bakersfield, California. Dust bowl refugees

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Dispossessed Arkansas farmers. These people are resettling themselves on the dump outside of Bakersfield, California

Dispossessed Arkansas farmers. These people are resettling themselves ...

Annotation on original negative jacket: DL. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Colle... more

Roadside camp near Bakersfield, California. "Come to California." The wordly posessions of refugees from Texas dust, drought and depression

Roadside camp near Bakersfield, California. "Come to California." The ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Dispossessed Arkansas farmers. Bakersfield, California

Dispossessed Arkansas farmers. Bakersfield, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Arkansas squatters. Three years in California. Near Bakersfield, California

Arkansas squatters. Three years in California. Near Bakersfield, Calif...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Electronic surrogate made from the duplicate negative, not the original. Transfer; United States. Office... more

Ingenuity of man

Ingenuity of man

House made of eucalyptus leaves, Bakersfield, California. Photograph taken for U.S. Resettlement Administration.

On location of Resettlement Administration film near Bakersfield, California. Three brothers, drought refugees from Texas (note water barrel)

On location of Resettlement Administration film near Bakersfield, Cali...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Once a prosperous Texas farmer, near Bakersfield, California, now come to California looking for work and work for his family in cotton. No work, and no money

Once a prosperous Texas farmer, near Bakersfield, California, now come...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Children of Oklahoma drought refugees on highway near Bakersfield, California. Family of six; no shelter, no food, no money and almost no gasoline. The child has bone tuberculosis

Children of Oklahoma drought refugees on highway near Bakersfield, Cal...

File print is reversed; printed backwards. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More informati... more

Squatters along highway near Bakersfield, California. Penniless refugees from dust bowl. Twenty-two in family, thirty-nine evictions, now encamped near Bakersfield without shelter, without water and looking for work in the cotton

Squatters along highway near Bakersfield, California. Penniless refuge...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Mexicans bound for the Imperial Valley to harvest peas. Near Bakersfield, California

Mexicans bound for the Imperial Valley to harvest peas. Near Bakersfie...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Eighty year old woman living in squatters' camp on the outskirts of Bakersfield, California. "If you lose your pluck you lose the most there is in you - all you've got to live with"

Eighty year old woman living in squatters' camp on the outskirts of Ba...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Bakersfield, Calif. (vicinity). Grandmother of 22 children, from a farm in Oklahoma, 80 years old, now living in a camp "If you lose your pluck you lose the most there is in your - all you've got to live with."

Bakersfield, Calif. (vicinity). Grandmother of 22 children, from a far...

Title from item. Corresponding negative no. LC-USF34-9857-C. Forms part of: FSA/OWI Collection (Library of Congress). LOT 344.

Grandmother of twenty-two children, from a farm in Oklahoma; eighty years old. Now living in camp on the outskirts of Bakersfield, California. "If you lose your pluck you lose the most there is in you - all you've got to live with"

Grandmother of twenty-two children, from a farm in Oklahoma; eighty ye...

Annotation on original negative jacket: DL. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More informat... more

Grandmother of twenty-two children, from a farm in Oklahoma; eighty years old. Now living in camp on the outskirts of Bakersfield, California. "If you lose your pluck you lose the most there is in you - all you've got to live with"

Grandmother of twenty-two children, from a farm in Oklahoma; eighty ye...

Original negative missing. This negative made from file print. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; ... more

Kern County camp for migrants. Planned and erected by the Resettlement Administration fifteen miles out of Bakersfield, California. Partially occupied because there is not any work in the fields

Kern County camp for migrants. Planned and erected by the Resettlement...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Squatter camp. Outskirts of Bakersfield, California. Note number of auto trailers and trailer being constructed on left

Squatter camp. Outskirts of Bakersfield, California. Note number of au...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Drought refugee's car on U.S. Highway 99 between Bakersfield and Famoso, California. Note: the photographer passed twenty-eight cars of this type (drought refugees) between Bakersfield and Famoso, thirty-five miles, between 9:00 and 9:45 in the morning

Drought refugee's car on U.S. Highway 99 between Bakersfield and Famos...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

To serve the crops of California, thousands of families live on wheels. Near Bakersfield, California

To serve the crops of California, thousands of families live on wheels...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Building an auto trailer in a squatter camp. Outskirts of Bakersfield, California

Building an auto trailer in a squatter camp. Outskirts of Bakersfield,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Drought refugee children on U.S. 99 near Bakersfield, California

Drought refugee children on U.S. 99 near Bakersfield, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Family of drought refugees on U.S. 99 near Bakersfield, California

Family of drought refugees on U.S. 99 near Bakersfield, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Cotton picker during strike carrying his Farm Security Administration grant of food and necessities from warehouse to Farm Security Administration Shafter camp for migrants, where he lives with his family. Bakersfield, California

Cotton picker during strike carrying his Farm Security Administration ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Waiting for the potato harvest to open, 150 migratory families from eleven states are camped in the brush along the highway. No water, no toilets provided. This is a newly developed potato area. Large scale industrialized farming, 3000 additional acres under cultivation this year for the first time. Seven miles east of Bakersfield, California

Waiting for the potato harvest to open, 150 migratory families from el...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

Speaker, migratory worker, leader in the cotton strike, at Conference to Aid Agricultural Organization (Steinbeck Committee), Bakersfield, California. Saying: "Brother, 'Hits pick seventy-five cent cotton or starve. Brother, 'hits pick seventy-five cent cotton or else"

Speaker, migratory worker, leader in the cotton strike, at Conference ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Conference called by the Steinbeck Committee to Aid Agricultural Organization during the cotton strike. Bakersfield, California

Conference called by the Steinbeck Committee to Aid Agricultural Organ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Bakersfield, California. Applications for "grants" during cotton pickers' strike

Bakersfield, California. Applications for "grants" during cotton picke...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Destitute farm families come to FSA (Farm Security Administration) distributing depot to apply for food grant. Bakersfield, Kern County, California

Destitute farm families come to FSA (Farm Security Administration) dis...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Children of refugee families now on Works Progress Administration (WPA). They live in tents on the flats outside of Bakersfield, California

Children of refugee families now on Works Progress Administration (WPA...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Warehouse, used as distributing office for Farm Security Administration (FSA) relief grants of commodities to destitute farm labor families during cotton strike of October 1938. Bakersfield, California

Warehouse, used as distributing office for Farm Security Administratio...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Destitute farm families come to FSA (Farm Security Administration) distributing depot to apply for food grant. Bakersfield, Kern County, California

Destitute farm families come to FSA (Farm Security Administration) dis...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Listening to the speaker at the Conference to Aid Agricultural Organization during the cotton strike (Steinbeck Committee). Bakersfield, Kern County, California

Listening to the speaker at the Conference to Aid Agricultural Organiz...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Note on campaign "Olson for Governor, 1938." Car of migrant agricultural worker on strike for wage increase in cotton. Bakersfield, California

Note on campaign "Olson for Governor, 1938." Car of migrant agricultur...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Cotton bales in gin yard outside Bakersfield, California. Cotton has been produced commercially in California since 1909. In 1936 California produced 3.3% of the cotton in United States

Cotton bales in gin yard outside Bakersfield, California. Cotton has b...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about th... more

Listening to the speaker at the Conference to Aid Agricultural Organization during the cotton strike (Steinbeck Committee). Bakersfield, Kern County, California

Listening to the speaker at the Conference to Aid Agricultural Organiz...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Bakersfield, California. Outside Farm Security Administration (FSA) "grant" office during cotton pickers' strike

Bakersfield, California. Outside Farm Security Administration (FSA) "g...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Listening to the speaker at the conference to Aid Agricultural Organization during the cotton strike (Steinbeck Committee). Bakersfield, Kern County, California

Listening to the speaker at the conference to Aid Agricultural Organiz...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Mexicans, field laborers, on strike in cotton picking season, apply to Farm Security Administration (FSA) for relief. Bakersfield, California

Mexicans, field laborers, on strike in cotton picking season, apply to...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Outside the Labor Temple where the conference called by the Steinbeck Committee during the cotton strike is being held. Bakersfield, California

Outside the Labor Temple where the conference called by the Steinbeck ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Warehouse used as distributing office for Farm Security Administration (FSA) relief grants of commodities to destitute farm labor families. Bakersfield, California

Warehouse used as distributing office for Farm Security Administration...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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