Family of sharecropper Bud Fields of Hale County Alabama in the Summer of Fortune Magazine had sent James Agee and Walker Evans to cover conditions of American sharecroppers during Dustbowl years in the South.
Summer of William Edward "Bud" Fields, wife Lily Rogers Fields and infant daughter Lilian at their sharecropper cabin in Hale County, Alabama. Photograph by Walker Evans for the Farm Security Administration.
Potato Pickers from 1935 in California. It shows a family from Oklahoma working as Potato pickers in California. The Oklahoma Dust bowl forced the family to drive across the country in search of work. The picture shows them living in a roadside tent.