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Description - Migrant Mother by ,Don Nardo

In the 1930s, photographer Dorothea Lange traveled the American West documenting the experiences of those devastated by the Great Depression. She wanted to use the power of the image to effect political change, but even she could hardly have expected the effect that a simple portrait of a worn-looking woman and her children would have on history. This image, taken at a migrant workers' camp in Nipomo, California, would eventually come to be seen as the very symbol of the Depression. The photograph helped reveal the true cost of the disaster on human lives and shocked the U.S. government into providing relief for the millions of other families devastated by the Depression.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780756544485
ISBN-10: 0756544483
Format: Paperback
Pages: 64
Imprint: Compass Point Books
Publisher: Compass Point Books
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2011
Country of Publication: United States

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