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July 1936. "Child of migratory fruit worker in tent camp at Yakima, Washington."

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Growing Up Fast: July "Child of migratory fruit worker in tent camp at Yakima, Washington." Seen earlier here. Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein.

The woman who posed for the famous poster! ~~~~March is Women's History Month

The ‘we can do it’ lady…

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

Dorothea Lange Great Depression | lange-8b34297.jpg

Migratory children living in "Ramblers Park." They have lived on the road for three years. Nine children in the family. Yakima Valley, Washington, August 1939 // Photograph by Dorothea Lange.

In the 1500s, lead cups were commonly used to drink ale (beer) or whiskey. The combo of lead with heavy amounts of alcohol would sometimes knock the drinker unconscious for several days. These people would be found by strangers, friends, or family members and assumed dead, where they would then be prepared for burial. The person, presumed dead, would be laid out on the kitchen table for a couple of days, while the family would gather around & eat and drink and wait to see if he/she would…

In the 1500s, lead cups were commonly used to drink ale (beer) or whiskey. The combo of lead with heavy amounts of alcohol would sometimes knock the drinker unconscious for several days. These people would be found by strangers, friends, or family members and assumed dead, where they would then be prepared for burial. The person, presumed dead, would be laid out on the kitchen table for a couple of days, while the family would gather around & eat and drink and wait to see if he/she would…

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Vintage Rose Album ~ What a beautiful little girl. This is a vintage Polish website, but Chrome will translate for you.

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

"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.

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I've recently discovered the photography of Dorothea Lange, whose powerful images captured the stark poverty and deprivation of rural areas during the Great Depression in America.

Darling Vintage CHILDREN PHOTO - Sweet 1920s Girls with Freckles and Big Bows - Little Sisters - soooo cute - http://www.etsy.com/listing/92910978/darling-vintage-children-photo-sweet

Darling Vintage CHILDREN PHOTO - Sweet 1920s Girls with Freckles and Big Bows - Little Sisters - soooo cute - http://www.etsy.com/listing/92910978/darling-vintage-children-photo-sweet

While the mothers are working in the fields, the preschool children of migrant families are cared for in the nursery school under trained teachers, Kern migrant camp, California, 1936 - Dorothea Lange

While the mothers are working in the fields, the preschool children of migrant families are cared for in the nursery school under trained teachers, Kern migrant camp, California, 1936 - Dorothea Lange (A babies bed in the depression)

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