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Raggedy Henry: February 1912. "Henry, 10-year-old oyster shucker who does five pots of oysters a day. Works before school, after school, and Saturdays. Been working three years. Maggioni Canning Co., Port Royal, South Carolina." Glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine

Raggedy Henry: 1912 high-resolution photo

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Grandmother churning butter

Grandmother churning butter

Kids in doorway, barefoot. Jack Corn Photography

Jack Corn Photography | Kids in doorway, barefoot

Three Marlowe children stand in doorway of cabin. Used by LBJ as part of a speech to launch Appalachian War on Poverty

Circa 1937, Imperial Valley, California, near Calipatria. Laundry facilities in migratory labor camp. Dorothea Lange LC-DIG-fsa-8b31831

Circa 1937, Imperial Valley, California, near Calipatria. Laundry facilities in migratory labor camp. Dorothea Lange LC-DIG-fsa-8b31831

November 1936. "Young family, penniless, hitchhiking on U.S. Highway 99 in California. The father, 24, and the mother, 17, came from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Early in 1935 their baby was born in the Imperial Valley, California, where they were working as field laborers."

Young Family, Penniless: 1936 high-resolution photo

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Great Depression: Daughter of white migrants repairing shoes with cotton thread. Sebastian, Texas. Photo by Russell Lee. Courtesy Library of...

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"Caroline Atwater standing in the kitchen door of her log house." Orange County, North Carolina, July 1939

"Caroline" :: Vintage Photos / Framed Photos / Poster Art

Framed vintage photograph of Caroline Atwater standing in the kitchen door of her log house. Orange County, North Carolina, July 1939.

ANUARY 1937. “CHILDREN OF CITRUS WORKERS IN HALLWAY OF APARTMENT HOUSE. WINTER HAVEN, FLA.”

ANUARY 1937. “CHILDREN OF CITRUS WORKERS IN HALLWAY OF APARTMENT HOUSE. WINTER HAVEN, FLA.”

A family walks 30 miles (!) to visit other family  during the Depression. You know they had to be hurting.

Sliding Into The Rabbit Hole: The Great Depression, Part 1

Once upon a time, our President and his corporate cronies fell down a rabbit hole, similar to the one in Alice In Wonderland but with more ...

July 1936. “Hoe culture in the South. Poor white, North Carolina.” Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

Hoe Culture: 1936 high-resolution photo

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Real farm life in Foster, Missouri 1920's. The poor children, barefoot, with dirty clothes, impetigo on their little faces and the look of the school marm are classic.

Farm School: 1920s high-resolution photo

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Shack"-Actual title "WPA (Works Progress/Work Projects Administration) worker and his wife sitting in front of their shack home on the Arkansas River near Webbers Falls, Oklahoma. This man said that last year he thought maybe he would be a little better off when he got the WPA work and had a small amount of cash coming in, but that he was worse off now. ’Last year I had a cow and some chickens and I had to sell my cow and eat my chickens. I get worse off every year’" (Russell Lee, 1939)

College of Education | University of Texas at Austin

Consistently ranked among the top schools of education in the United States, the college aims to be a leader in the quest for educational excellence.

Child Labor, Lil Shuckers, 1912 - by Lewis Hine (1874 - 1940), USA

flash of God: Photo

about photographing the sacred or what would God paste in a photo album