Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California

Nipomo, CA, 1936

Dorothea Lange

Gelatin silver print

Dorothea Lange Memorial Fund and the National Endowment for the Arts


Alternate Title and/or Date
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.
Migrant agricultural worker's family. Seven children without food. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is a native Californian. Nipomo, California.