Displaced Tenant Farmers, Goodlet, Hardeman County, Texas

Goodlet, Hardeman County, TX, 1938

Dorothea Lange

Film negative

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

4 in x 5 in


© The Dorothea Lange Collection, the Oakland Museum of California.

All displaced tenant farmers, the oldest 33. None able to vote because of Texas poll tax. They support an average of four persons each on $22.80 a month. — Dorothea Lange
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During her lifetime Lange’s photographs appeared in a variety of exhibitions and publications, sometimes years after they were taken. This often resulted in multiple titles for the same image.