"Migrant Mother" The Great Depression and Dust Bowl era of American history captured some powerful images. This photo was taken of Florence Owens Thompson, a migrant worker mother, in California It has become an iconic image of that age.
Dorothea Lang photo during great depression
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)
Migratory boy, aged eleven, and his grandmother work side by side picking hops. Started work at five a. Photograph made at noon. Oregon, Polk County, near Independence.