Midcontinent (Bound for California)

Weatherford, OK, August 12, 1938

Dorothea Lange

Film negative

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

2.25 in x 2.25 in


© The Dorothea Lange Collection, the Oakland Museum of California.

"Hitch-hiking from Joplin, Missouri, to a sawmill job in Arizona. On US 66 near Weatherford, western Oklahoma, August 12, 1938." — Caption in Dorothea Lange and Paul S. Taylor, An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion
Alternate Title and/or Date
During her lifetime Lange’s photographs appeared in a variety of exhibitions and publications, sometimes years after they were taken. This often resulted in multiple titles for the same image.
Bound for California