Sunday, April 15, 2012

Russell Lee - Kids in poverty

Here are more photos from Russell Lee. This group focuses on children living in poverty.

 Children of Frank Moody, Miller Township, Woodbury County, Iowa, 1936

 One of John Scott's children recovering from a severe attack of pneumonia, Ringgold, Iowa, 1937

 Child of relief worker living in two-room shack home, Caruthersville, Missouri, 1938

 Children of day laborer work in cane fields near New Iberia, Louisiana, 1938

 Children of FSA client, former sharecropper, Southeast Missouri Farms, 1938

Family of sharecropper, cut-over farmer of Mississippi bottoms, 1938
 Interior of house without windows, home of sharecropper,
cut-over farmer of Mississippi bottoms, 1938

 Mother washing children’s feet in a sharecropper’s shack in Missouri, 1938

 Children of squatters and migrants living on Nueces Bay, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1939

 Front porch of tenant farmer's house near Warner, Oklahoma, 1939

 Migrant child, near Harlingen, Texas, 1939

 Migrant children playing in front of tent, Harlingen, Texas, 1939

 Migrant children sitting in back seat of family car east of
Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, 1939

 Outdoor stove, washstand and other household equipment
of migrant family near Harlingen, Texas, 1939

 Twelve-year-old girl who keeps house in a trailer for her three brothers who are migrant workers, near Harlingen, Texas, 1939

Children of miners standing in their tattered clothes, 1946

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