One of the most enduring images of the Depression is a portrait of a woman and her children in a California migrant labor camp. Taken by FSA photographer Dorothea Lange, it was the last of a series of six photographs that Lange shot on a rainy afternoon in March 1936.
Destitute peapickers in California; a 32 year old mother of seven children. February 1936.
Creator | Dorothea Lange
Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | Dorothea Lange, “"Migrant Mother",” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed June 22, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1484.