"That boy of mine": 1936. Depression refugee family from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Arrived in California June 1936. Mother and three half-grown children; no father. Says the mother: Anybody wants to work can get by. But if a person loses their faith in the soil like so many of them back there in Oklahoma, then there aint no hope for them. Were making it all right here, all but for the schooling, cause that boy of mine, he wants to go to the University. by Dorothea Lange
End of the Road: June 1935. Children of Oklahoma drought refugees on highway near Bakersfield, California. Family of six; no shelter, no food, no money and almost no gasoline. The child has bone tuberculosis. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.
January 1937. "Children of citrus workers in hallway of apartment house. Winter Haven, Fla." Swearing, Gambling and Drinking, with their little brother Allowed. Photo by Arthur Rothstein, Resettlement Administration.