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Migrant Mother is one of a series of photographs that Dorothea Lange made of Florence Owens Thompson and her children in February or March of 1936 in Nipomo, California.

by Ilina Vicktoria [NOTE: This female child is a blonde. You are seeing the degree of contrast in skin coloring and hair. Blondes have the lowest contrasts, while brunettes have the highest. This is much more visible in black/white photos.]

A Love of Books

My inner nerd wants to smell this book... And my even bigger inner nerd knows that it wouldn't be a good idea, because my asthma would act up. Oh god, I'm a nerd!

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The Original Betty Boop, Esther Jones [aka Baby Esther] was an African American singer and entertainer of the late 1920s.