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July 1939. "Zollie Lyons, Sharecropper, home from the field for dinner at noontime, with his wife and part of his family. Wake County, North Carolina." by Dorothea Lange

July "Zollie Lyons, Negro sharecropper, home from the field for dinner at noontime, with his wife and part of his family. Note dog run." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange.

“On Arizona Highway 87, south of Chandler. Maricopa County. A migratory family living in a trailer in an open field. No sanitation, no water.  They came from Amarillo, Texas. Pulled bolls near Amarillo, picked cotton near Roswell, New Mexico, and in Arizona. Plan to return to Amarillo at close of cotton picking season for work on WPA.  11/1940” - Dorothea Lange

“On Arizona Highway south of Chandler. A migratory family living in a trailer in an open field. No sanitation, no water.

Family of migrant potato pickers in Tulelake, Siskiyou County, California. September 1939 Dorothea Lange.  Interesting to come across this picture since my family's homestead was also in the 30's in this area.

Family of migrant potato pickers in Tulelake, Siskiyou County, California. September 1939 Dorothea Lange Pinner says (and I agree! I love the smile on her face in spite of her circumstances.she is beautiful.

Walker Evans - Fields Family Portrait, Hale County, Alabama (1936)

Summer of William Edward "Bud" Fields, wife Lily Rogers Fields and infant daughter Lilian at their sharecropper cabin in Hale County, Alabama. Photograph by Walker Evans for the Farm Security Administration.

Hooverville Elm Grove, Oklahoma, by Dorothea Lange, 1936

Hooverville Elm Grove, Oklahoma, by Dorothea Lange, 1936

August 1936 People living in miserable poverty Elm Grove Oklahoma County Oklahoma example of the Depression-era shantytowns known as Hoovervilles by Dorothea Lange

women sitting in chairs on a porch, one woman holding her baby while her hair is getting done, Earle, Arkansas, July 1936.

Baby is nursing : ) July "Negro women near Earle, Arkansas." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Near Earle: 1936

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