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Margaret Bourke-White 
Bread Line 
1937 
  
Gelatin silver print 
7 x 9 1/2 in 
  
Lee Gallery 
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1249) 
  
 
LL/12940 
  
"Photo, Margaret Bourke-White, 1937" written in ink on print verso in unknown hand.
 
The title "Bread line" is incorrect as the people were displaced by the Ohio River flood of 1937 which left around a million people homeless. Rick Bell, 2007, The Great Flood of 1937: Rising Waters, Soaring Spirits, (Louisville, Kentucky: Butler Books); David Welky, 2011, Welky, David. The Thousand-Year Flood: The Ohio-Mississippi Disaster of 1937, (University of Chicago Press) 
 

 
  
 
  
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