In March during the height of the Great Depression, photographer Dorothea Lange came across a camp of destitute campers and snapped this photo. Known as “Migrant Mother,” the photo came to define America’s Great Depression era.
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A Hobo hopping a freight train, at the height of the Great Depression. Many men hopped freights hoping to find work somewhere. So often "Hobo" was not synonymous with "Tramp". Often Hobos were displaced workers traveling to find work.
Humanity: mother (wearing a flour sack skirt) and nine children living in a field on U. Route 70 near the Tennessee River during the Depression - Photo by Carl Mydans for the Farm Security Administration