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The Cat in the Hat: 1939

The Cat in the Hat: 1939

August 1939. Yakima Valley near Wapato, Washington. Farm Security Administration client Chris Adolph. "My father made me work. That was his mistake, he made me work too hard. I learned about farming but nothing out of the books." View full size. Photograph by Dorothea Lange.

Today, the first installment of another selection of photos by Dorothea Lange of Midwesterners en route from the drought-stricken farms of the 1930s Dust Bowl to California, Oregon, Washington and the South. The captions are hers.


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Remarkable photo by Lange who witnessed the Great Depression. Her pictures are for the ages. I hope we never see an era like that again.

I love this picture. We have

I love this picture.
We have a lot of pictures of my Grandpa and his brothers that look a lot like this.
Always the hat...

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