Florence Owens Thompson, a migrant worker mother, in California 1936. It has become an iconic image of that age. The Great Depression and Dust Bowl era of American history captured some powerful images.
This is the Wikipedia entry on Florence herself--which has the iconic photo, as well as the other five photos taken. And SUCH great info on Florence. || Florence Owens Thompson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NIPOMO, CALIFORNIA—MARCH, 1936: Dorothea Lange captured an immigrant mother, Florence Owens Thompson, with her seven children. Called "Migrant Mother," Thompson became the face of America's resilience and the Great Depression.