Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Dorothea Lange - Migrants

 A grandmother from Oklahoma. She works in the California pea fields. 
Calipatria, California, 1939

 Family walking on highway, five children. Started from Idabel, Oklahoma. 
Bound for Krebs, Oklahoma, 1938

 Family who traveled by freight train. Washington, Toppenish, Yakima Valley, 1939

 Living conditions for migrant potato pickers. 
Tulelake, Siskiyou County, California, 1939

 Migrant potato pickers. Tulelake, Siskiyou County, California, 1939

 Migrant woman from Arkansas living in contractor's camp near Westley, California. She would prefer to live in a government camp, but the contractor system prevents, because of control over allocation of work. April, 1939

 Nettie Featherston, wife of a migratory laborer with three children, 
near Childress, Texas, 1938

 Sick migrant child. Washington, Yakima Valley, Toppenish, 1939

 Stalled on the desert, facing a future in California. No money, ten children. 
From Chickasaw, Oklahoma, 1937

Texas woman in carrot pullers' camp. Imperial Valley, California, 1939

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