A Black male in the depression. Black People were usually poorer and treated badly during the depression along with that they usually had to live in a separate area of towns and paid lower wages.

Dorothea Lange, Tenant farmer, Chatham County, North Carolina, date unknown

1938 Childress, Texas. Nettie Featherston by Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange - June Nettie Featherston, wife of a migratory laborer with three children. Near Childress, Texas.

The Depression Era Photography of Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange has been called America's greatest documentary photographer. She is best known for her chronicles of the Great Depression and. Dorothea Lange: portraits of a depression

The Great Depression

Life Archices: 1930’s Poverty

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July 1940. "Near Shawboro, North Carolina. Group of Florida migrants on their way to Cranberry, New Jersey, to pick potatoes." Medium-format safety negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration.

July Near Shawboro, North Carolina. Group of Florida migrants on their way to Cranberry, New Jersey, to pick potatoes. Medium-format safety negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration.

women sitting in chairs on a porch, one woman holding her baby while her hair is getting done, Earle, Arkansas, July 1936.

heytoyourmamanem: Women near Earle, Arkansas, July 1936 Dorothea Lange, photographer OWI/FSA Collection, Library of Congress

Eyes of the Great Depression 049  Still smiling even in times of need !

Eyes of the Great Depression 049

The Great Depression of the 1930s by normanjorgensen, via Flickr

More pictures of people and their homes during the Great Depression, the a fits into social.

U.S. The Great Depression ~ 1939 God bless those who lived through those times, and please ask someone who did to share their memories!

A moving photo from 1939 the Great Depression. Does the baby's bottle look like a Coke bottle - Traces of Texas(Coke Bottle Photography)

Eyes of the Great Depression 069. Indian girl, daughter of blueberry picker, near Little Fork, Minnesota    This photograph was taken by Russell Lee in May 1938.

Eyes of the Great Depression Indian girl, daughter of blueberry picker, near Little Fork, Minnesota This photograph was taken by Russell Lee in May

Most families during the Great Depression did some time of farming work, but my family collected peaches. We didn't get paid much, but we tried to do whatever we could to survive. I can't say it was easy, but not everything in life is supposed to be easy. It was definitely unfair most times though.

Most families during the Great Depression did some time of farming work. Clothing style for poor people.

Mississippi. 1930's

Under a Mississippi Sun: Portraits of Depression-Era Sharecroppers

"She walked for the family and held her head straight for the family" (Steinbeck) Ma Joad held the whole family together. She makes sure that Tom comes on the journey together and that they will stay together. She supports the family in a way maybe even Pa can't do.

This picture reminds me of Ma Joad because she is working hard to provide for her family.

Fred Bell, a one-time millionaire and now unemployed, sells apples at his stand on a busy street corner in San Francisco, Ca., on March 7, 1931 during the Great Depression. Bell, known as “Champagne Fred” in the earlier days, has nothing left of his share of the Theresa Bell fortune as a result of the stock market crash in 1929.

34 Eye Opening Photos Of The Great Depression

Fred Bell, a one-time millionaire and now unemployed, sells apples at his stand on a busy street corner in San Francisco, Ca., on March 7, 1931 during the Great Depression. Bell, known as “Champagne Fred” in the earlier days, has nothing left of his share of the Theresa Bell fortune as a result of the stock market crash in 1929.

Unemployed steelworker and wife. Ambridge, Pennsylvania; photographed by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration in January 1941. (Eyes of the Great Depression 089)

Unemployed steelworker and wife. photographed by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration in January (Eyes of the Great Depression

1800snostalgia:  Yoi Crosse (1877-1944), a British writer and model. Follow for more 1800s nostalgia

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Cornelia Edith Yoï Crosse British writer and model, circa 1900

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