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Migrant agricultural worker's family, 1936.

The Great Crash affected everyone, some--like these farmworkers--more than others

CREDIT: Lange, Dorothea, photographer. “Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven hungry children. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is a native Californian. Destitute in pea picker's camp, Nipomo, California, because of the failure of the early pea crop. These people had just sold their tent in order to buy food. Of the twenty-five hundred people in this camp most of them were destitute,” 1936. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USF34-T01-009093-C DLC.

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