Thursday, May 17, 2012

Dorothea Lange

Here are a few more from Dorothea Lange.

 Alabama Negro working in field near Eutaw, Alabama, 1936

 Bob Lemmons, Carrizo Springs, Texas. Born a slave about 1850, south of San Antonio. Came to Carrizo Springs during the Civil War with white cattlemen seeking new range. In 1865, with his master was one of the first settlers. Knew Billy the Kid, King Fisher, and other noted bad men of the border. 1936

 Colored family from near Houston, Texas, been in California two years, 1939

Cotton picker, Southern San Joaquin Valley, California, 1936

 Cow Hollow farmer from Oklahoma, has received FSA loan to help them establish their new place. Wife is co-signer with her husband on chattel mortgage. She signs with an "X." 
Malheur County, Oregon, 1939

 Eighty year old woman living in squatters' camp on the outskirts of Bakersfield, California. "If you lose your pluck you lose the most there is in you - all you've got to live with." 1936

 Farm family in the cut-over land, Priest River Valley, Bonner County, Idaho, 1939

Lunchtime for cotton hoers, Mississippi Delta, 1937

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