National Photo Month, 5/13/12

On this Mother’s Day, a recontextualization of the world’s most famous photograph of a mother, Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother.” The famous Depression-era photograph of Florence Owens Thompson was one in a series of six photos taken at a camp in California, yet so many are unaware of the surroundings, the stark setting in which mother and children lived.

About Amy L. Darnell

Teacher, scholar, student, wonderer, wanderer, fan, foe, friend, acquaintance, all of these and more, but ultimately just an Ohio daughter.
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