Dust, Drought and Depression #8

DDD Stripped bare by the drought and grasshoppers. Trees on the farm of Mrs. Emma Knoll. Grant County, North Dakota

Stripped bare by the drought and grasshoppers. Trees on the farm of Mrs. Emma Knoll. Grant County, North Dakota. July 1926; photo by Arthur Rothstein; Library of Congress image.

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Young family, penniless, hitchhiking on U.S. Highway 99, California. The father, twenty-four, and the mother, seventeen, came from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, early in 1935. Their baby was born in the Imperial Valley, California, where they were working as field laborers. November 1936; photo by Dorothea Lange; Library of Congress image.

DDD Windmill and tank on an abandoned farm. Cimarron County, Oklahoma

Windmill and tank on an abandoned farm. Cimarron County, Oklahoma.  April 1936; photo by Arthur Rothstein; Library of Congress image.

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