1939 rural Oregon during the Great Depression  by Dorothea Lange

Never ceases to be inspire me… the works of depression era photographer Dorothea Lange. mpdrolet: “ Rural shacktown, near Klamath Falls, Oregon, 1939 Dorothea Lange ”

For many families living in Canada, the Great Depression brought poverty and extremely poor living conditions. Families had to make sacrifices, downsize, and sometimes even live on the road. Families could hardly afford the necessities they were used to having. This included clothes (as seen in this picture). It was a struggle for many Canadians, but luckily enough, the Great Depression finally ended in the late 1930s.

What Poor People are Deserving of ...

Humanity: mother (wearing a flour sack skirt) and nine children living in a field on U. Route 70 near the Tennessee River during the Depression - Photo by Carl Mydans for the Farm Security Administration

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

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)

Dorothea Lange: Drawing Beauty Out Of Desolation

Dorothea Lange (May 1895 - October was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA)

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