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23: The Great Depression

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    "Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California," Library of Congress.

    In this famous 1936 photograph by Dorothea Lange, a destitute, thirty-two-year-old mother of seven captures the agonies of the Great Depression. Library of Congress.

    Thumbnail: A farmer and his two sons during a dust storm in Cimarron County, Oklahoma, April 1936. (Public Domain; Arthur Rothstein).


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