Mary Franz and Child

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A woman and her child in the railyard area where they lived. Railroad companies reused cars as housing for Mexican railroad workers, many of whom were recent immigrants could not find or afford more permanent housing.

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Kansas City, KS
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KHS-304205-0006
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