Mar. 1, 2011

California, 1940

Lange - Migrant Worker 1944

Photo by Dorothea Lange. 4.11.1940.

Edison, Kern County, California. Young migratory mother, originally from Texas. On the day before the photograph was made she and her husband traveled 35 miles each way to pick peas. They worked 5 hours each and together earned $2.25. They have two young children… Live in auto camp.

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