Migrant Mother icon of the great depression – 1936

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A few nice great depression images I found:

Migrant Mother icon of the great depression – 1936
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Image by Marco Crupi Visual Artist
Migrant Mother icon of the great depression [1936] – Photos that made history

This picture’s title is "Migrant mother" and was taken in 1936 in California by the photographer Dorothea Lange.

Migrant mother was probably, and still now, considered an icon of the history of photography…

READ MORE AT THIS LINK: photographymc.blogspot.com/2012/02/migrant-mother-icon-of…

The Causes of The Great Depression / FDR Memorial Site
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Image by Tony Fischer Photography
According to respected economist John Kenneth Galbraith the causes of the Great depression were unhealthy corporate and banking structures, an unsound foreign trade, much economic misinformation and the "bad distribution of income".

Consider those economic conditions to today’s economic conditions. I hope you are thinking about it on a day the stock market fell 500+ points.

Seen at the FDR Memorial site, Washington, D.C.

35 Responses to “Migrant Mother icon of the great depression – 1936”

  1. dajethy

    Spettacolare questo scatto

  2. alphazeta
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  4. wquatman

    Oh, like the expected 9/11 attacks, the expected devastation from Hurricane Katrina, the expected results of the Iraq invasion, etc.,etc., this result of the Cheney/Bush junta’s economic policies were also predicted, by Bush’s own Treasury Secretary, Paul O’Neill. Paul O’Neill was rebuffed and told to resign.

  5. Tony Fischer Photography

    Thanks for the invites! I admire FDR very much and we know this are hard times.

    I agree with you William. Your photos are great by the way.

  6. Negracha
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  9. Valerie Peters

    nice image….my husband has been telling me much the same thing for the last 2 years….

  10. mari27454 (Marialba Italia)
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  13. silmara.cavalcanti

    Great capture!!!!!

  14. oldog_oltrix

    Beautifully composed capture! … you have done justice to the impact of a personal visit to the Memorial!

    The FDR is my favorite Memorial because I believe it speaks so much to us today about many critical challenges that we have failed to meet … which are now challenges for our children and grandchildren.

    I fear that history will see our generation as "The Failed Generation" … the children of the 40’s and 50’s who saw everything in terms of short-term gain and self-gratification (read my lips, no new taxes!), and who had practically no grasp of long-term problems … we are leaving our children and grandchildren with a nation in tatters and a planet in crisis … politicians didn’t do this all by themselves.

  15. billnbenj

    A very emotive picture and very apt for the current turmoil in the world’s financial markets.

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  19. KevinSaunders

    Awesome picture. I had to post it on my blog. Thanks a million.
    Kevin Saunders, blog.kgsbikes.com

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  21. RingoChan

    Wow, your PICTURE is AMAZING! Have an A*!


    Awarded In Anthony!

  22. [cation] (totally off...)

    Wow, your PICTURE is AMAZING! Have an A*!


    Awarded In Anthony!

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  26. Photopob

    This picture has no age … It fully applies to what we are actually living in Europe …

    I like most of your photo’s … Congratulations.

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  28. regina_austria

    I saw this in the 25+ Faves group and Faved it.

  29. Ens_a_se

    I saw this in the 25+ Faves group and Faved it.

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  32. Paladin for Congress

    Please add your wonderful photo to:

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    Seen in:

  34. mtgmellody78

    I have a pic just like this

  35. Bill Abrams

    Hi, I’m an admin for a group called FDR Memorial, and we’d love to have this added to the group!