Dorothea Lange

Dry Times: 1938

Dry Times: 1938

Dust Bowl farm. Coldwater District, near Dalhart, Texas. This farm is occupied. Others in this area have been abandoned. Photograph taken in June 1938. Part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Roadside Cafe: 1938

Roadside Cafe: 1938

Young African American wife cooking breakfast, outskirts of El Paso, Texas. "Do you suppose I'd be out on the highway cooking my steak if I had it good at home?" Occupations: hotel maid, cook, laundress. Photograph taken in June 1938. Photo by Dorothea Lange. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Going Underground: 1939

Going Underground: 1939

Mr. and Mrs. Wardlow at entrance to their dugout basement home. Dead Ox Flat, Malheur County, Oregon. Photograph taken in October 1939 by Dorothea Lange. From the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Stumped: 1939

Stumped: 1939

Father and son have cleared thirty acres of raw stump land in three years. Boundary County, Idaho. Photograph taken in October 1939. Photo by Dorothea Lange. Part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Will Work For Pay: 1938

Will Work For Pay: 1938

Part of the daily lineup outside the State Employment Service Office, Memphis, Tennessee. Photograph taken in June, 1938 by Dorothea Lange. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Movin' On Up: 1939

Movin' On Up: 1939

Family living in tent while building the house around them. Near Klamath Falls, Klamath county, Oregon. August 1939. Photograph taken by Dorothea Lange. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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