Migrant mother, California, February 1936.

Lange, Dorothea

 
Migrant mother, California, February 1936.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Migrant mother, California, February 1936. 'Destitute pea pickers in California, a 32 year old mother of seven children.' Photograph taken by Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) when working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) as part of Roosevelt's New Deal. The FSA produced some of the most remarkable social documentary photographs of the 20th century in their attempt to produce an encyclopaedic record of American life between 1935 and 1944, employing such photographers as Dorothea Lange, Jack Delano and Ben Shahn.

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