|Toward Los Angeles, California, March 1937. On the road with Dorothea Lange.|
|Dorothea Lange, 1935-39|
|August 1936. Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Sequoyah County drought farmers. "Nothing to do," said one of them. "These fellers are goin' to stay right here till they dry up and die."|
|October 1939. "Mr. Dougherty and one of the children. Warm Springs district, Malheur County, Oregon."|
|August 1936. "People living in miserable poverty. Elm Grove, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma." A good (or bad) example of the Depression-era shantytowns known as Hoovervilles.|
|July 1936. "Hoe culture in the South.|
Poor white, North Carolina.
|August 1939. Migratory boy in squatter|
camp. Has come to Yakima Valley,
Washington, for the third year to pick.
hops. Mother: "You'd be surprised
what that boy can pick."
|July 1939. "Zollie Lyons, Negro sharecropper, home from the field for dinner at noontime, with his wife and part of his family. Wake County, North Carolina.|
|August 1939. "Drought-stricken farmer and family near Muskogee, Oklahoma. Agricultural day laborer."|
|May 1942: Members of the Mochida family awaiting |
evacuation bus at Hayward, California.
Click below for an excellent video featuring the work and voice of Dorothea Lange.