July “Tobacco sharecropper’s house. Near Gordonton, North Carolina.” negative by Dorothea Lange(via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: The.
Migrant Madonna: June 1939. "Wife and baby of itinerant cane furniture maker and agricultural day laborer camped in Wagoner County, Oklahoma." 35mm nitrate n...
Portraits of true grit: Amazing black-and-white photos capture the everyday struggles of Oklahoma farmers fighting to survive the Dust Bowl
Farmer John Barnett’s wife, Venus, works in her vegetable garden after a second planting, Oklahoma, A windstorm earlier in the year blew the first seedlings away
50 Interesting Facts About Life In The Great Depression
In this article, the author lists 50 interesting facts about life in the Great Depression. This information will be very useful in the coming years.
And you thought it was bad now... Never-before-seen pictures capture everyday life of destitute Americans during the Great Depression
Dorothea Lange, courtesy of the New York Public Library: Marysville migrant camp; "California fruit tramp and his family (mother, 22 years old).
Five Year Old Shrimp Picker Biloxi, Mississippi by Lewis Wickes Hine - after a day's work that began at she was tired and refusing to be photographed. It was very hard on the fingers. Her mother said, "Oh, she's ugly.
Sad ~ A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale. Chicago, My husband's late mother actually had this happen in the depression. She and her brother ended up in an orphanage. It is so sad!
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.
Photo by Dorothea Lange. A Texas family is headed for the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Somewhere between Dallas and Austin, penniless, with no food and just three gallons of gas, father tries to fix a flat tire.
Children of sharecropper, North Carolina, Arthur Rothstein - Kids