In Lois Adolf’s family was “on relief.” Her father had borrowed money from the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and a photographer from FSA doing documentary work took her picture. That photographer was Dorothea Lange.
In Farm Security Administration (FSA) migratory labor camp. Family, mother, father and eleven children, originally from Oklahoma, where he had been a tenant farmer. Came to California in 1936 after drought.
These coal miners from Birmingham and Walker County, Alabama had no idea that when they went to work one cold morning in February of 1937 that their pictures would be taken by photojournalists, Arthur Rothstein and preserved in the Library .