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English: Portrait shows Florence Thompson with several of her children in a photograph known as "Migrant Mother". The Library of Congress caption reads: "Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California." In the 1930s, the FSA employed several photographers to document the effects of the Great Depression on the population of America. Many of the photographs can also be seen as propaganda images to support the U.S. government's policy distributing support to the worst affected, poorer areas of the country. Lange's image of a migrant pea picker, Florence Owens Thompson, and her family has become an icon of resiliance in the face of adversity.
Français : Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange, États-Unis, 1936
Português: Fotografia jornalística.
Русский: Семья сборщиков гороха в период кризиса. Фото Доротеи Ланге.
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February/March 1936


Dorothea Lange, Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information / Office of Emergency Management / Resettlement Administration

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