Mother and children living along US Route 70, TN 1936; Library of Congress FSA/OWI photograph collection

Mother and children living along US Route 70, TN 1936; Library of Congress FSA/OWI photograph collection

Faces of the Depression- January, 1937 Looking closely at the full size photo, I'm amazed by the large  muscular fingers and hands of the boy. His eyes show concern with a serious glare and his mother, with bruised leg, recognizes him with her extended arm. The children of the depression had to grow up faster than any other generation in recent history. Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida."  by Arthur Rothstein

Faces of the Depression- January, 1937 Looking closely at the full size photo, I'm amazed by the large muscular fingers and hands of the boy. His eyes show concern with a serious glare and his mother, with bruised leg, recognizes him with her extended arm. The children of the depression had to grow up faster than any other generation in recent history. Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida." by Arthur Rothstein

A Black male in the depression. Black People were usually poorer and treated badly during the depression along with that they usually had to live in a separate area of towns and paid lower wages.

A Black male in the depression. Black People were usually poorer and treated badly during the depression along with that they usually had to live in a separate area of towns and paid lower wages.

Dorothea Lange - a contrast to today when many of our poor are obese, have cell phones, televisions, air conditioning etc.

Dorothea Lange - a contrast to today when many of our poor are obese, have cell phones, televisions, air conditioning etc.

Eyes of the Great Depression 005 -- Wife of a migratory laborer with three children. Near Childress, Texas. Nettie Featherston; photo by Dorothea Lange, June 1938.  “I just prayed and prayed and prayed all the time that God would take care of us and not let my children starve…”   http://www.zazzle.com/exit78/woman+of+the+high+plains+gifts  http://www.zazzle.com/exit78*

Eyes of the Great Depression 005 -- Wife of a migratory laborer with three children. Near Childress, Texas. Nettie Featherston; photo by Dorothea Lange, June 1938. “I just prayed and prayed and prayed all the time that God would take care of us and not let my children starve…” http://www.zazzle.com/exit78/woman+of+the+high+plains+gifts http://www.zazzle.com/exit78*

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