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February 1939. "On U.S. 99 near Brawley, Imperial County, California. Homeless mother and youngest child of seven walking the highway from Phoenix, Arizona, where they picked cotton. Bound for San Diego, where the father hopes to get on relief 'because he once lived there.'" by Dorothea Lange
A New Beginning: October 1939. "Ex-Nebraska farmer now developing farm out of the stumps. Bonner County, Idaho." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. "This is why NONE of you should wear your "cowboy" hats or anything else that takes your fancy from J Peterman's. Do you see how this man looks, how right that hat fits him in every way? On you it has the exact opposite effect. I'm begging you, put the hat down and just walk away."
August 1939. Agricultural migrants. "Family who traveled by freight train. Toppenish, Washington. Yakima Valley."by Dorothea Lange
End of the Road: June 1935. Children of Oklahoma drought refugees on highway near Bakersfield, California. Family of six; no shelter, no food, no money and almost no gasoline. The child has bone tuberculosis. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.
The Worriator: July 1938. Sorting tobacco on the porch near Near Douglas, Georgia. The program to eliminate the risk and uncertainty of a one-crop system meets the approval of this sharecropper: You dont have to worriate so much and youve got time to raise sompn to eat. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange