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   Photograph by Seema Weatherwax

Woody Guthrie with Fred Ross Jr. at Shafter (farm workers) Camp near Bakersfield, Autumn 1941.

The Shafter camp, near Bakersfield, California, was one of a series set up to by the federal government's New Deal agricultural agency the Farm Security Administration, to house farmers fleeing the Dust Bowl.

Courtesy of Stanford University Special Collections.

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