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July 1939. "Tobacco sharecropper's house.  Rural rehabilitation clients. Whitfield family. Near Gordonton, North Carolina."  negative by Dorothea Lange

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...

Migrant Madonna: June 1939. "Wife and baby of itinerant cane furniture maker and agricultural day laborer camped in Wagoner County, Oklahoma." 35mm nitrate n...

Unbreakable: Venus Barnett trying to raise vegetables in garden of family farm in the Dust Bowl for a second time after a windstorm blew the first seedlings away

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

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.

A California fruit 'tramp' was photographed with his family in a migrant camp in Marysville in 1935  Dorothea Lange

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).

5 yr old after day's work that began at 5 AM, was tired and refused to be photographed, the mother said, 'Oh, She's ugly,' said picking shrimp was very hard on the fingers, Biloxi, MS, by Lewis Wickes Hine 1911

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.

Appalachia, 1930

Arkansas farm family, May 1930

Unable to feed her children, a mother hides her face in shame as she puts them up for sale. Chicago, 1948.

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!

ウォーカー・エヴァンス Walker Evans

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.

August 1936. Family between Dallas and Austin, TX. Photo by Dorothea Lange

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, 1935: Arthur Rothstein - Kids

Children of sharecropper, North Carolina, Arthur Rothstein - Kids

Appalachian cabin  Voices from the Mountains...about the people of the applachians

Appalachian cabin--poor never meant dirty!

She reminds me so much of my mom.  Appalachian Girl  I love this "Old Gal and her cow" Picture taken by wonderful photographer Phil Grout.

"She reminds me so much of my mom. Appalachian Girl I love this "Old Gal and her cow" Picture taken by wonderful photographer Phil Grout. The human-animal bond is about more than pets.

through the country side in the Appalachia mountains

Through the country side in the Appalachia mountains. Reminds me of West Virginia.

The sneakers helped usher in a new era of interest for LeBron’s line and influenced color choices at sneaker companies for seasons to come. Description from iluvkicks.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Some productions have toyed with the idea of placing MUD in the Appalachan Mountains /// Appalachian Mountain Cabin by Earl Palmer.

Mowing On The Farm.  Ever used one of these?  If you have,  you know one of the many reasons, you don't mess with country people.  You gotta be tough.

Grandma Mowing The Yard 1920 note the 'house dress'

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