Published on November 5, 2007
Slide2: Images and Voices from The Dust Bowl Slide3: Photographs of Migrant Workers in California 1936-1939 by Dorothea Lange Slide4: And Voices from the Dustbowl a collection of actual recordings from Government Camps in California Slide5: Downloaded from the American Memory Project The Library of Congress Created by Ms. Margaret Boyle and Mr. Gary J. Whitehead Tenafly High School, Tenafly New Jersey Slide6: One of the westward highways migrants drove, 1938 Slide7: Migrant family on U.S. Highway 99 between Bakersfield and Famoso, 1936 Slide8: Between Tulare and Fresno, migrants on the road, 1939 Slide9: Former Missouri farmers, now migrant workers in California, 1936 Slide10: Children of migrant workers, California, 1937 Slide11: Migrant pea pickers, and all their worldly possessions, 1936 Slide12: Migrant cotton picker from Kansas on highway near Merced, California Slide13: Tom Collins, manager of Kern camp, California, with migrant mother and child, 1936 Slide14: Man in Maryville migrant camp, figuring his year’s earnings, 1935 Slide15: Oklahoman family vehicle, stranded by side of the road in California, 1936 Slide16: Squatters along a highway camp (Hooverville) near Bakersfield, 1935 Slide17: Migrant family outfit on U.S. 99 between Bakersfield, California, and the Ridge, 1939 Slide18: Migratory family in auto camp, California, 1936 Slide19: Migrant laborers, Brawley, Imperial Valley, California Slide20: Migrant worker entertainers, in blackface, Shafter camp, 1938 Slide21: Family, one month after leaving South Dakota, on road in Tulelake, California, 1939 Slide22: Oklahoma drought refugee children, migrant camp, California Slide23: Arkansas family, seven months in California, washing dishes, 1936 Slide24: Arkansan girl in migrant camp near Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. Slide25: Pregnant migrant woman, squatter’s camp, Kern County, California, 1936 Slide26: Motherless children, cotton pickers, California, 1935 Slide27: Drought refugees in migrant camp, California Slide28: California migrant camp, 1936 Slide29: Son of destitute migrant, American River Camp, near Sacramento, California Slide30: Migrant worker’s home, California, 1937 Slide31: Eighteen year-old mother from Oklahoma, now a California migrant, 1937 Slide32: Freight car converted into house in “Little Oklahoma,” California Slide33: Pea ranch camp near Calipatria, Imperial Valley, California Slide34: Migrant cotton picker, California, 1938 Slide35: Housing for workers of the Frick Ranch, California Slide36: Camp council, FSA camp for migrant workers, Farmersville, California Slide37: Kern County migrant camp, California, 1936 Slide38: Migrant child, FSA camp, Shafter, California, 1938 Slide39: Halloween party, Shafter camp, California, 1938 Slide40: FSA migrant labor camp, Calipatria, Imperial Valley, California Slide41: Migrant pea pickers on the road with tire trouble, California, 1936 Slide42: Destitute family of pea pickers; mother of seven, age 32, Nipoma, California, 1936 Slide43: Works Cited Lange, Dorothea. The American Memory Project. “America from the Great Depression to WWII: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945.” Library of Congress. 12/15/03. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/fsowhome.html (9/28/04). Voices from the Dustbowl. The American Memory Project. “The Charles R. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection 1940-41. American Folk Life Center, Library of Congress. 1/8/98. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html (9/28/04).