This photograph of Florence Owens Thompson (32 year old mother of 7) is one of the great representations of the Great Depression. The photograph was taken by Dorothea Lange after Florence had sold her tent to provide food for her children.

“Migrant Mother,” Dorothea Lange, 1936 For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange. Lange made this photograph while visiting a camp in California in February With this.

Florence Owens Thompson - Wikipedia

Florence Owens Thompson - Wikipedia

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), a great American photographer, is perhaps best known for her photographs of Dust Bowl migrants during the Great Depression.

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"Migrant Mother" The Great Depression and Dust Bowl era of American history captured some powerful images. This photo was taken of Florence Owens Thompson, a migrant worker mother, in California It has become an iconic image of that age.

A 32-year-old mother of seven children called Florence Owens Thompson, Nipomo, California. February 1936. (Migrant Mother, by Dorothea Lange).

A mother of 7 children called Florence Owens Thompson Nipomo California. February (Migrant Mother by Dorothea Lange).

Florence Owens Thompson and her family has become an icon of resilience in the face of adversity. Photo by Dorothea Lange, 1936.

The Story Behind Dorothea Lange’s Iconic “Migrant Mother” -- Florence Owens Thompson, the face of the Great Depression. The Photograph and How She Almost Didn’t Take It

In March 1936, the Iconic depression era portrait of Florence Owens Thompson is taken by Dorothea Lange in Nipomo, California.

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Thompson (seated) with her three daughters, (from l. to r.) Katherine, Ruby and Norma, in 1979—43 years after Migrant Mother, the Great Depression photo by Dorothea Lange

Florence Owens Thompson (seated) with her three daughters, (from l.) Katherine, Ruby and Norma, in 1979 – 43 years after Migrant Mother photo

Dorothea LANGE :: Migrant Mother, 1936 / Florence Owens Thompson (September 1, 1903 – September 16, 1983), born Florence Leona Christie, was the subject of Dorothea Langes photo Migrant Mother.  The image of a worn, weather-beaten woman, a look of desperation on her face, two children leaning on her shoulders, an infant in her lap; has become a photographic icon of the Great Depression in America.

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

Top 10 World’s most famous photos – Editors Choice

Top 10 World's most famous photos - Editors Choice

Photographer: Dorothea Lange, 1936 Florence Owens Thompson, a mother of seven, in California during the Great Depression.

20.) A mother is consumed by her worries and watches over her children during the Dust Bowl (1936). This photo of Florence Owens Thompson is actually one of the photos on this list that became quite famous in its own right.

The iconic photo of a concerned pea-picker and mother of seven children during the Dust Bowl