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Title Migrant Mother wikidata:Q3332083
Description
العربية:
تُظهر الصُورة فلورنسا طومسون مع عدد من أطفالها، وتعرف الصُورة باسم "الأم المُهاجرة" (Migrant Mother)، نظراً لأنَّ فلورنسا قد نزحت مع أطفالها السبعة من نيبومو في كاليفورنيا، أثناء فترة الكساد الكبير، والصورة مُلتقطة في مارس 1936. في فترة الكساد الكبير وظفت هيئة الرقابة المالية عدد من المصورين لتوثيق آثار الكساد على سكان أمريكا،فقامت المصورة دوروثي لانج بالتقاط هذه الصورة، حيثُ أصبحت فلورنسا طومسون وأطفالها رمزاً للصمود في مواجهة الشدائد.
English:
Portrait shows Florence Thompson with several of her children in a photograph known as "Migrant Mother". The Library of Congress caption reads: "Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California." In the 1930s, the FSA employed several photographers to document the effects of the Great Depression on the population of America. Many of the photographs can also be seen as propaganda images to support the U.S. government's policy distributing support to the worst affected, poorer areas of the country. Lange's image of a supposed migrant pea picker, Florence Owens Thompson, and her family has become an icon of resilience in the face of adversity. However, it is not universally accepted that Florence Thompson was a migrant pea picker. In the book Photographing Farmworkers in California (Stanford University Press, 2004), author Richard Steven Street asserts that some scholars believe Lange's description of the print was "either vague or demonstrably inaccurate" and that Thompson was not a farmworker, but a Dust Bowl migrant. Nevertheless, if she was a "Dust Bowl migrant", she would have left a farm as most potential Dust Bowl migrants typically did and then began her life as such. Thus any potential inaccuracy is virtually irrelevant. The child to the viewer's right was Thompson's daughter, Katherine (later Katherine McIntosh), 4 years old (Leonard, Tom, "Woman whose plight defined Great Depression warns tragedy will happen again ", article, The Daily Telegraph, December 4, 2008) Lange took this photograph with a Graflex camera on large format (4"x5") negative film.[1]
Español:
Madre migrante, foto de Dorothea Lange, muestra a los desposeídos cosechadores de California, centrándose en Florence Owens Thompson, de 32 años, madre de 7 hijos, en Nipomo, California (marzo de 1936).
Français :
Portrait de Florence Owens Thompson avec plusieurs de ses enfants connu sous le titre Migrant Mother (Mère migrante), et prise par Dorothea Lange en Californie (États-Unis), en 1936. La légende originale était "Ramasseurs de pois ruinés en Californie. Mère de sept enfants, âgée de 32 ans." Selon des études ultérieures cette femme n'était pas ramasseuse de pois, mais une fermière fuyant le Dust Bowl. Elle fait partie d'une série de photographies commandées par la Farm Security Administration pour convaincre le peuple américain de la nécessité de réformes du New Deal suite à la Grande Dépression de 1929 aux États-Unis
Italiano:
Foto intitolata Migrant Mother, scattata da Dorothea Lange nel 1936 in California, che inquadra Florence Thompson con alcuni dei suoi sette figli, uno dei simboli della depressione economica statunitense negli anni '30.
Português:
Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange, Estados Unidos, 1936
עברית: תמונה זו מכונה "אם נודדת" ובה נראית פלורנס אוונס תומפסון (Florence Owens Thompson; 1903–1983), כשעל כתפיה שעונות שתי בנות והיא אוחזת בחיקה תינוקת. בטקסט המתאר את התמונה בספרית הקונגרס נכתב כך: "קוטפי אפונה נואשים בקליפורניה. אם לשבעה ילדים. בת שלושים ושתים." בשנות ה-30 של המאה ה-20 שרות הרווחה של הממשל הפדרלי בארה"ב העסיק כמה צלמים כדי לתעד את השפעת המשבר הגדול על התושבים. רבים מהצילומים מתקופה זו יכולים להיחשב גם כמעין תעמולה של הממשל, שתמך באוכלוסיה שנפגעה ביותר מהמשבר, באזורים העניים ביותר בארה"ב. הצלמת היא דורותי לנג. התמונה הפכה לסמל של יכולת העמידה האנושית נוכח המשבר הקשה.
Русский:
Семья сборщиков гороха в период кризиса. Фото Доротеи Ланге.
Date February/March 1936
Medium 1 negative : nitrate
Dimensions Height: 5 cm (1.9 in); Width: 4 cm (1.5 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,5U174728;P2049,4U174728
Photographer
creator QS:P170,Q230673
institution QS:P195,Q131454
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Call Number/Physical Location
CALL NUMBER: LC-USF34- 009058-C [P&P]
LC-USF346-009058-C b&w film transparency
LC-USF347-009058-C b&w film safety neg.
Repository
LC-DIG-fsa-8b29516 (digital file from original neg.)
LC-USZ62-95653 (b&w film copy neg. of an unretouched file print showing thumb)
LC-USF34-T01-009058-C (b&w film dup. neg.)
LC-DIG-ppmsca-12883 (digital file from print)
Notes

Title from caption card.

Digital file was made from the original nitrate negative for "Migrant Mother" (LC-USF34-009058-C). The negative was retouched in the 1930s to erase the thumb holding a tent pole in lower right hand corner. The file print made before the thumb was retouched can be seen http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.12883.
A copy transparency (LC-USF346-009058-C) and a copy safety negative (LC-USF347-009058-C) are also in the collection.
Additional information about this photograph might be available through the Flickr Commons project at https://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/3551599565
LOT 0344 (Location of corresponding print.)
Published in: Library of Congress prints and photographs: an illustrated guide. Washington : Library of Congress, 1995, p. 4.
Published in: Eyes of the nation / Vincent Virga ... New York : Knopf, 1997.
Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide ... Washington : Library of Congress, 2001, p. 186.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.
More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Original file print is stored in PR 12, FSA file prints.
TOPICS
Migrants--California
SUBJECTS
Migrant agricultural laborers.
Mothers.
Poor persons.
United States--California--San Luis Obispo County--Nipomo.
FORMAT
Nitrate negatives.
Portrait photographs.
Group portraits.
OTHER TITLE
Migrant mother.
PART OF
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-fsa-8b29516 (digital file from original neg.) LC-DIG-ppmsca-12883 (digital file from print, pre-conservation) LC-DIG-ppmsca-23845 (digital file from print, post-conservation) LC-USF34-T01-009058-C (b&w film dup. neg.) LC-USZ62-95653 (b&w film copy neg. of an unretouched file, showing thumb) Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
DIGITAL ID
(digital file from original neg.) fsa 8b29516 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b29516
(digital file from print) ppmsca 12883 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.12883
(digital file from b&w film copy neg. of unretouched fileprint showing thumb) cph 3b41800 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b41800
OTHER NUMBER
J 339168
Control Number
fsa1998021539/PP
Source
US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg
This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID fsa.8b29516.
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  1. United States Government. Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother": Photographs in the Farm Security Administration Collection: An Overview. Prints and Photographs Reading Room. Library of Congress, United States Goverment.

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17:40, 18 December 2011Thumbnail for version as of 17:40, 18 December 20116,205 × 8,066 (5.8 MB)SoerfmSlightly brightness
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