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Children of the Depression

Phroyd's World

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While the mothers are working in the fields, the preschool children of migrant families are cared for in the nursery school under trained teachers, Kern migrant camp, California, 1936 - Dorothea Lange

While the mothers are working in the fields, the preschool children of migrant families are cared for in the nursery school under trained teachers, Kern migrant camp, California, 1936 - Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange, Resettlement Administration. August 1939. "A corner of the T.P. Schrock kitchen in their new home. Yakima Valley, Wash."

Seven Loaves: 1939 high-resolution photo

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A demonstration by unemployed workers (their various trades are on display) prepared to labor for a dollar a week during the Great Depression, 1930s.

A demonstration by unemployed workers (their various trades are on display) prepared to labor for a dollar a week during the Great Depression, 1930s.

Late 30s floral day dress short sleeve jacket summer hat gloves shoes War Era Ann Miller in the summer of 1938

Ann Miller for summer 1938

Ann in a print dress - beige background with flowers in orange, yellow, green and black. The hip-length jacket is in black Shantung linen.

Broke, Baby Sick: February 1937. "Tracy (vicinity), California. U.S. Highway 99. Missouri family of five, seven months from the drought area. Broke, baby sick, car trouble." Photo by Dorothea Lange

Broke, Baby Sick: 1937 high-resolution photo

Vintage photographs available as fine-art prints or digital stock images

Maudelynn's Menagerie

Christmas Morning, c.1933, Harlem New York photo by James Van Der Zee

1939 Kansas Wheat Workers filling colorfully printed flour sacks which housewives use to make dresses because the labels wash out, at Sunbonnet Sue flour mill. - Photo by Margaret Bourke-White

1939 Kansas Wheat Workers filling colorfully printed flour sacks which housewives use to make dresses because the labels wash out, at Sunbonnet Sue flour mill. - Photo by Margaret Bourke-White

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange: The South

Shoofly Tobacco, North Carolina, 1939 Mississippi Cotton Patch, 1936 Mississippi Delta Children Tenant Farmer, North Carolina, 1939 The ...

June 1938. Dust bowl farmer with tractor and young son near Cland, New Mexico. Dorothea Lange LC-USF34-018299-C

June 1938. Dust bowl farmer with tractor and young son near Cland, New Mexico. Dorothea Lange LC-USF34-018299-C

Mrs. Sarah J. Wilson, Bulls Gap, Tennessee. In addition to daily work around the home, she finds time to raise some cotton, carding and spinning it herself. She also does some hand-weaving, October 1933 | Photographer: Louis Wickes Hines (pinned by haw-creek.com)

Mrs. Sarah J. In addition to daily work around the home, she finds time to raise some cotton, carding and spinning it herself. She also does some hand-weaving, October 1933

Original Caption: Mrs. Sarah J. Wilson, Bulls Gap, Tennessee. In addition to daily work around the home, she finds time to raise some cotton, carding and spinning it herself. She also does some hand-weaving, October 1933 U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 142-H-12 Photographer: Hine, Lewis Subjects: New Deal, 1933-1939 Rural areas Tennessee (United States, North and Central America) state Water projects Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/532636 Repository: Still Picture…

Supper At The Farm House. Boy doesn this bring back memories. Supper w/my Grandma and Grandpa :)

Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy | Kansas City With The Russian Accent

Supper At The Farm House. Boy doesn this bring back memories. Supper w/my Grandma and Grandpa :)

Elsie the Cow | Created in the 1930s to change the poor image many had about dairy processors, and then being represented by a live cow, Borden Dairy Company’s behemoth bovine married Elmer the Bull (of Elmer’s Glue) and had baby calves Beulah and Beauregard. Named one of the top 10 ad icons of the century in 2000.

Top Ad Icons of the 20th Century

Advertising leader and marketing legend Leo Burnett crafted some of the world's most famous and beloved brand-name icons and logos, including the Pillsbury Doughboy, the Marlboro Man, Toucan Sam and even the bright red 7Up "Spot."

Dorothea Lange - "If you die, you're dead. That's all." Woman of the High Plains (Nettie Featherston), Texas Panhandle. 1938

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