Eyes of the Great Depression 027

eyes of the great depression 027
Child of former tenant farmer, now a day laborer.

Ellis County, Texas

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1937 June.

Photographer: Dorothea Lange

Part of: Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA

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Interestingly, in looking at the eyes of this child, you can see the silouette of photographer Dorothea Lange.

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2 comments… add one
  • teeni May 8, 2009

    That is amazing. The child is beautiful but it is neat to see the photographer in the reflection of her eyes too!

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