The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 103, July 1999 - April, 2000 Page: 496
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A family of five on the road between Dallas and Austin, August 1936. The father is trying
to repair a tire. The family left their home in South Texas and were headed for the
Arkansas Delta to pick in the cotton fields. They had no money, no food, and three gallons
of gas. After the start of World War II, many families abandoned migrant farm work for
higher defense wages elsewhere. Charles Chamberlain's article, "'On the Train and Gone':
Worker Mobility in the Rural Southwest During World War II, 1939-1945," begins on
page 427 of this issue. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, courtesy FSA/OWI Collectzon, Library of
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