“I worked in hospitals. I tended bar. I cooked. I worked in the fields. I done a little bit of everything to make a living for my kids.”
– Florence Owens Thompson
Note: this photo of Florence is known as Migrant Mother. It was taken by Dorothea Lange in 1936.
“Florence Owens Thompson on earning money to support her kids” sources: Lange, Dorothea, photographer. Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California. March. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017762891/>.