This photograph of Florence Owens Thompson (32 year old mother of 7) is one of the great representations of the Great Depression. The photograph was taken by Dorothea Lange after Florence had sold her tent to provide food for her children. Oklahoma 1936
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20.) A mother is consumed by her worries and watches over her children during the Dust Bowl (1936). This photo of Florence Owens Thompson is actually one of the photos on this list that became quite famous in its own right.
Dorothea LANGE :: another shot of Florence Owens Thompson, the Migrant Mother, 1936 /// Florence Owens Thompson was the subject of Dorothea Lange’s photo Migrant Mother. The image of a worn, weather-beaten woman, a look of desperation on her face that has become a photographic icon of the Great Depression in America.
Florence Owens Thompson, a migrant worker mother, in California 1936. It has become an iconic image of that age. The Great Depression and Dust Bowl era of American history captured some powerful images.