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Dust Bowl era Family  1935

Photograph shows a family of farmers devastated by the Great Depression. Photo dates to around 1935 during the Great Depression era.

Walker Evans - Fields Family Portrait, Hale County, Alabama (1936)

Summer of William Edward "Bud" Fields, wife Lily Rogers Fields and infant daughter Lilian at their sharecropper cabin in Hale County, Alabama. Photograph by Walker Evans for the Farm Security Administration.

The migrants of the Dust Bowl had no home to claim as their own in California, so they pitched tents along irrigation ditches or on the side of a road close to a spring of water. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Depression Era family living in a tent. The migrants of the Dust Bowl had no home to claim as their own in California, so they pitched tents along irrigation ditches or on the side of a road close to a spring of water.

Eyes of the Great Depression: Twelve year old son of a cotton sharecropper near Cleveland, Mississippi. 1937 June. This young man looks so much like my dad. Dad would have been 10 years old. photographer: Dorothea Lange

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Eyes of the Great Depression ~ Twelve year old son of a cotton sharecropper near Cleveland, Mississippi. By photographer Dorothea Lange ~ June 1937

January 1937. "Two children of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, standing before their temporary home. This family of eight is camped in a field near the packinghouse at Winter Haven, Florida."  35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

January "Two children of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, standing before their temporary home. This family of eight is camped in a field near the packinghouse at Winter Haven, Florida." by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

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1937 - Woman scooping water at backyard water supply in slum in Washington, DC. (Photo by Carl Mydans/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

March 1937. "Four families, three of them related with 15 children, from the Dust Bowl  in Texas in an overnight roadside camp near Calipatria, California."

The Great Depression: March "Four families, three of them related with 15 children, from the Dust Bowl in Texas in an overnight roadside camp near Calipatria, California." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

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