A photograph by Dorothea Lange of a residence inhabited by the Howards, a family of migrants, 1936.
The original caption for this photo, written by photographer Dorothea Lange, reads: “The present home of the Howard family. This family was photographed in April 1935. At that time they were on their way from Okla. to Calif. Camped in an open field. Mother pregnant with five starving children. Raw green onions were all that they had to eat. They were again photographed during the potato harvest. The baby was born then, and they had food. Now there is some prospect of a fairly decent home. A pile of odds and ends of lumber will eventually be a house. A truck garden is planted.”