More of that white privilege during the 1930s. Dorothea Lange / Walker Evans

Walker Evans: Documenting the Great Depression

Summer of William Edward "Bud" Fields, wife Lily Rogers Fields and infant daughter Lilian at their sharecropper cabin in Hale County, Alabama. Photograph by Walker Evans for the Farm Security Administration.

November 1933. Family group of Fletcher Carden, Route 1, Andersonville, Tennessee. A night-watchman at the Norris Dam bunkhouses. His home is on the townsite of Norris and will be moved. Carden has 12 children. He is shown here repairing shoes at the fireside.

November Family group of Fletcher Carden, Route Andersonville, Tennessee. A night-watchman at the Norris Dam bunkhouses. His home is on the townsite of Norris and will be moved. Carden has 12 children. He is shown here repairing shoes at the fireside.

Rarely seen alternate shot of Dorthea Lange's iconic "Migrant Worker"

“Migrant agricultural worker’s family. Seven hungry children. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is native Californian.” Photograph by Dorothea Lange.

Children at Tea Party 1902

This picture was taken in and it shows children enjoying a tea party.Little girls have always loved tea parties.

As the national conversation around climate change heats up, LIFE.com offers rare photos from Oklahoma at the tail-end of the Dust Bowl.

How many cigars did Winston Churchill smoke a day? All these questions answered and more. History is so cool!

"A boy sits beside the body of his mother, killed in a German air raid as she worked in potato fields in Poland, 1939."

"A boy sits beside the body of his mother, killed in a German air raid as she worked in potato fields in Poland, Schutz vor Krieg + Diktatur für ALLE Kinder

Dorothea Lange: Young Migratory Mother, originally from Texas, Edison, California, 1940Young 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. Photograph by Dorothea Lange for the Division of Economic Information, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Edison, Kern County, California, April 11, 1940.

Dorothea Lange "Young migratory mother, originally from Texas" Edison, Kern County, California, April

Maternité - Espagne Photographe : David Seymour, 1936 #allaitement

Maternité - Espagne Photographe : David Seymour, 1936 #allaitement

Farmville: May 1938. "Farm family, Scioto Farms, Ohio." 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

May 1938 "Farm family, Scioto Farms, Ohio" Photo by Arthur Rothstein for FSA

The Great Depression, the problem here is the word "GIVE". Today this boys grown grandson may be looking for someone to "GIVE" him a job. (MAYBE)

During the Great Depression, many people lost their jobs and struggled to get through. With the banks crashing, people lost their money and savings so life was very hard.

Girls of Lincoln Bench School study their reading lesson. Near Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon, 1939 dorothea lange

Girls of Lincoln Bench School study their reading lesson. Near Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon, 1939 Vintage Photos: Dorothea Lange - Kids

August 1939. "Marion County, Oregon. Family came from Albany, Oregon, for a season's work in the beans."

In the Beans: 1939 August “Marion County, Oregon, near West Stayton. Father and children came from Albany, Oregon, for a season’s work in the beans.” Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement.

Dorothea Lange Dust Bowl | Dust Bowl family (Dorothea Lange photo)

Dust bowl family camped in California squatter’s camp, ca Dorothea Lange. American documentary photographer and photojournalist -

photographer: Dorothea Lange

Photographer Dorothea Lange, June 1938 - Nettie Featherston, laborer's wife with three children near Childress, Texas. "I just prayed and prayed and prayed all the time that God would take care of us and not let my children starve.

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