Men waiting in line for an opportunity at a job during the Depression, 1930

Men waiting in line for an opportunity at a job during the Depression, 1930 Not in the line for welfare.waiting for a job, any job! When men were men, to proud to ask for a hand out from the goverment, when they were able bodied!

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago. Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

A mother hides her face in shame, Chicago. Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

Depression: 1936 Christmas dinner of potatos, cabbage and pie.Be Thankful For What You Have!!

Eyes of the Great Depression Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley. Near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie. Photograph by Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee in December

Eyes of the Great Depression: Twelve year old son of a cotton sharecropper near Cleveland, Mississippi. 1937 June. 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

I have seen this picture my whole life. . .but, this is the first day I have ever seen the entire picture. . . did you know she was nursing a baby? It makes this picture of the Depression Era so much more real.

Love her. Dorthea Lange- one of my absolute favorites Dust bowl-Migrant mother, Nipomo, California, 1936 by Dorothea Lange

Great Depression - one of nine children off U.S. Route 70 in Tennesee.

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

*The Depression era...on the road 1938

Photographer Dorothea Lange: On the road with her family one month from South Dakota, Tulelake, Siskiyou County, California, 1939

1930s Depression era kitchen | The Great Depression. My Grandparents came to CA in the dust bowl white privilege is a myth.

The Law of God: 1939 February “Child of migrant sitting by kitchen cabinet in tent home near Edinburg, Texas.” Via Shorpy. Medium-format negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration.

U.S. Farming Family from the Oklahoma Dust Bowl, so much personality and grit on each face, tough life, 1930s

Caption from LIFE. “Farmer John Barnett and his family are ‘Okies’ who stuck to their land near Woodward. They have 21 dairy cattle which yield a scant seven gallons per milking. Barnett takes.

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