Bakersfield, California 1936
Bakersfield, California

Grandmother of twenty-two children, from a farm in Oklahoma; eighty years old. Now living in camp on the outskirts of Bakersfield, California. "If you lose your pluck you lose the most there is in you - all you've got to live with"

Greenfield, California 1939
Greenfield, California

Grandmother and grandchild. Greenfield, Salinas Valley, California. From farm family originally in Missouri, then Iowa. Migrants to California

Helping grandma out in the kitchen.  Reader-submitted photo from 1953.