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Gelatin silver print
7 x 9 1/2 in
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1249)
"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)