Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven hungry...  family photo
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Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven hungry...

Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven hungry children. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is native Californian. Nipomo, California
1 negative : nitrate ; 4 x 5 inches or smaller.
Photograph shows Florence Thompson with one of her children as part of the "Migrant Mother" series. For background information, see "Dorothea Lange's MĚ€igrant Mother' photographs ..."
  • Additional information on caption card: See mount 9093-C [i.e. print caption for LC-USF34-009093-C].
  • Title and other information from caption card.
  • LOT 0344 (Location of corresponding print).
  • Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
  • More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at
  • Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide ... Washington : Library of Congress, 2001, p. 186.
  • Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, 1997.
  • Original print is stored in PR 12, FSA file prints.
  • Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives
  • Breast feeding.
  • Migrant agricultural laborers.
  • Mothers.
  • Poor persons.
  • United States--California--San Luis Obispo County--Nipomo.
  • Migrants--California
  • Nitrate negatives.
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection
Lange, Dorothea, photographer
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