African American cleaning woman Ella Watson standing w. broom & mop in front of American flag, reinterpretation of Grant Wood's "American Gothic" painting by photographer Gordon Parks as part of Depression era survey for Farm Security Administration.


  • Date: 1942
  • Location: Washington, DC, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: District Of Columbia, Poverty, African Americans, People And Customs, Ella Watson, Us, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Gordon Parks
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1267094
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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