When Life Gives You Lemons: 1936

When Life Gives You Lemons: 1936

Family between Dallas and Austin, Texas. The people have left their home and connections in South Texas, and hope to reach the Arkansas Delta for work in the cotton fields. Penniless people. No food and three gallons of gas in the tank. The father is trying to repair a tire. Three children. Father says, "It's tough but life's tough anyway you take it". Photograph taken in August 1936. Photo by Dorothea Lange. Historical photo provided by LOC. Original Medium: nitrate negative.