March 1936 — "Migrant Mother" In March during the height of the Great Depression, photographer Dorothea Lange came across a camp of destitute campers and snapped this photo. Known as “Migrant Mother,” the photo came to define America’s Great D
I feel that this picture well depicts the lifestyle during great depression. It really looks tragic and depressing. From the girls impression and the physical appearances, they did not have much. It feels that their basic necessities were limited.
William Gedney Boy standing on washtub and drinking by kitchen sink. Kentucky, From William Gedney Photographs and Writings Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. Let's not forget, it's not that long ago.