Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven hungry children. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is a native Californian. Destitute in pea picker's camp, Nipomo, California, because of the failure of the early pea crop. These people had just sold their tent in

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Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven hungry children. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is a native Californian. Destitute in pea picker's camp, Nipomo, California, because of the failure of the early pea crop. These people had just sold their tent in order to buy food. Of the twenty-five hundred people in this camp most of them were destitute

1936 March.

1 negative : nitrate ; 4 x 5 inches or smaller.

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Date from: Dorothea Lange : migrant mother / Sara Hermanson Meister. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2018.
Photograph shows Florence Thompson with two of her children as part of the "Migrant Mother" series. For background information, see "Dorothea Lange's M̀igrant Mother' photographs ..." www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/128_migm.html
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide ... Washington : Library of Congress, 2001, p. 186.
Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, 1997.
Published in: Dorothea Lange : migrant mother / Sara Hermanson Meister. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2018, p. 17.

Subjects:
Migrant agricultural laborers.
Mothers.
Poor persons.
Migrants--California
United States--California--San Luis Obispo County--Nipomo.

Format: Nitrate negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions. For information, see U.S. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black & White Photographs www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/071_fsab.html

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2002708960

More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b29523

Call Number: LC-USF34- 009093-C

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