A mother is consumed by her worries and watches over her children during the Dust Bowl (1936). This photo of Florence Owens Thompson is actually one of the photos on this list that became quite famous in its own right.
NIPOMO, CALIFORNIA—MARCH, 1936: Dorothea Lange captured an immigrant mother, Florence Owens Thompson, with her seven children. Called "Migrant Mother," Thompson became the face of America's resilience and the Great Depression.
Dorothea Lange Color Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California. Published - March 1936 Dorothea Lange’s best-known picture “Migrant Mother” Florence Owens Thompson. Dust bowl migration Colorized