Drought refugees from Oklahoma looking for work in the pea fields near San Jose Mission. By Dorothea Lange, Dorothea Lange photographed so many emotional events experienced by the Dust Bowl population.
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Mamas Family: November 1936 - "Depression refugee family from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Arrived in California June Mother and three half-grown children;" Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.
Photo by Dorothea Lange. A Texas family is headed for the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Somewhere between Dallas and Austin, penniless, with no food and just three gallons of gas, father tries to fix a flat tire.