Friday, December 19, 2014

Dorothea Lange

 Cotton camp near Exeter, California. The woman is a native of California, November 1936
 Eighteen year-old mother from Oklahoma, now a California migrant, March 1937
 Mobile housing--a trend. One of the many housecars under construction 
by homeless people who formerly lived in tents. California, May 1935
Near Calipatria, Imperial Valley, California. In grower's camp for migrant labor on the edge of the pea fields. Public health nurse interviews and advises prospective mother, aged seventeen, before arrival of first baby. Husband, aged twenty-three, is out picking. Made seventy-three cents this morning. February 1939