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Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" Photographs in the Farm Security Administration Collection

Migrant Mother Series of Images

Note: Two images showing the mother and children in the tent, taken at a medium range and from an angle, apparently were never received by the Library of Congress. These images may be found in the Dorothea Lange Archive External, Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607.

Images in the series found in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division are shown below:

1a.) Caption: "Destitute peapickers in California; a 32 year old mother of seven children. March 1936."
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-12883 (digital file from print)
Note: This is an unretouched version of image #1, and shows a thumb in the immediate foreground on the right side.