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Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange - June Nettie Featherston, wife of a migratory laborer with three children. Near Childress, Texas.

.1938 hobo during the Great Depression. All his earthly possessions fit in a bag.

by Dorothea Lange December “Napa Valley, California. More than 25 years a bindlestiff. Walks from the mines to the lumber camps to the farms. The type that formed the backbone of the Industrial.

(Picture: Library of Congress)

21 of the most iconic photos ever taken

Dorothea Lange's photo Migrant Mother an iconic image of the Great Depression. The Library of Congress entitled the Migrant Mother image, "Destitute pea pickers in California. Age thirty-two.

Dorothea Lange: Young Migratory Mother, originally from Texas, Edison, California, 1940Young migratory mother, originally from Texas. On the day before the photograph was made she and her husband traveled 35 miles each way to pick peas. They worked 5 hours each and together earned $2.25. They have two young children . . . Live in auto camp. Photograph by Dorothea Lange for the Division of Economic Information, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Edison, Kern County, California, April 11, 1940.

Dorothea Lange "Young migratory mother, originally from Texas" Edison, Kern County, California, April

Breastfeeding Images from Our Past - Mothering Community. "Migrant agricultural worker’s family. Nipomo, California 1936."

Beautiful Breastfeeding Images from Our Past

“Migrant agricultural worker’s family. Seven hungry children. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is native Californian.” Photograph by Dorothea Lange.