Florence Owens Thompson (September 1, 1903 – September 16, 1983), born Florence Leona Christie, was the subject of Dorothea Lange's photo Migrant Mother (1936), an iconic image of the Great Depression. The Library of Congress entitled the image, "Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo,

Florence Owens Thompson (September 1, 1903 – September 16, 1983), born Florence Leona Christie, was the subject of Dorothea Lange's photo Migrant Mother (1936), an iconic image of the Great Depression. The Library of Congress entitled the image, "Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo,

This is the Wikipedia entry on Florence herself--which has the iconic photo, as well as the other five photos taken.  And SUCH great info on Florence.  ||  Florence Owens Thompson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is the Wikipedia entry on Florence herself--which has the iconic photo, as well as the other five photos taken. And SUCH great info on Florence. || Florence Owens Thompson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Florence Owens Thompson and her family has become an icon of resilience in the face of adversity. Photo by Dorothea Lange, 1936.

Florence Owens Thompson and her family has become an icon of resilience in the face of adversity. Photo by Dorothea Lange, 1936.

Dorothea Lange Dust Bowl | Florence Owens Thompson, 32, a poverty-stricken migrant mother with ...

Dorothea Lange Dust Bowl | Florence Owens Thompson, 32, a poverty-stricken migrant mother with ...

Florence Owens Thompson's Bio - The woman in the iconic photo of the depression.  Very interesting.

Florence Owens Thompson's Bio - The woman in the iconic photo of the depression. Very interesting.

Florence Owens Thompson (1903-1983).  She was the subject of Dorothea Lange's photo "Migrant Mother" (1936).

Florence Owens Thompson (1903-1983). She was the subject of Dorothea Lange's photo "Migrant Mother" (1936).

A fotografia Migrant Mother, de Dorothea Lange, uma das fotos estadunidenses mais famosas da década de 1930, mostrando Florence Owens Thompson, mãe de sete crianças, de 32 anos de idade, em Nipono, Califórnia, março de 1936, em busca de um emprego ou de ajuda social para sustentar sua família. Seu marido havia perdido seu emprego em 1931, e morrera no mesmo ano.

A fotografia Migrant Mother, de Dorothea Lange, uma das fotos estadunidenses mais famosas da década de 1930, mostrando Florence Owens Thompson, mãe de sete crianças, de 32 anos de idade, em Nipono, Califórnia, março de 1936, em busca de um emprego ou de ajuda social para sustentar sua família. Seu marido havia perdido seu emprego em 1931, e morrera no mesmo ano.

Lange's iconic photograph of Florence Owens Thompson, often referred to as "Migrant Mother." It was taken at a camp full of destitute pea pickers in Nipomo, Calif., in 1936.

How Dorothea Lange Taught Us To See Hunger And Humanity

Lange's iconic photograph of Florence Owens Thompson, often referred to as "Migrant Mother." It was taken at a camp full of destitute pea pickers in Nipomo, Calif., in 1936.

Interview with Florence Owens Thompson, the Mona Lisa of the Dust Bowl

Interview with Florence Owens Thompson, the Mona Lisa of the Dust Bowl

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