Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California (LOC)
Lange, Dorothea, photographer.
Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California
1936 Feb. or Mar.
1 negative : nitrate ; 4 x 5 in.
Photograph shows Florence Thompson with three of her children in a photograph known as "Migrant Mother." For background information, see "Dorothea Lange's M̀igrant Mother' photographs ..." www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/128_migm.html
Digital file made from the original nitrate negative for "Migrant Mother" (LC-USF34-009058-C). The negative was retouched in the 1930s to erase the thumb holding a tent pole in lower right hand corner. The file print made before the thumb was retouched can be seen at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b29516.
Title from caption card.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
Migrant agricultural laborers.
United States--California--San Luis Obispo County--Nipomo.
Format: Nitrate negatives.
Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.
Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC 20540, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection
More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b29516
Call Number: LC-USF34- 009058-C