Mother of Five children, Drought Refugee from Oklahoma (Page from Government Report)

California, June 4, 1935

Dorothea Lange

Gelatin silver print with handwritten captions on mount

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

11 in x 8.5 in


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

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.
Drought Refugees from Oklahoma (negative); Notes from the Field; May 22, 1935
Additional Information
Handwritten Caption: "We're getting along as good as us draggin' around people can expect — if you call it a livin' "