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: People And Customs, 1940s, Special Collections, District Of Columbia, Us, Great Life Photographers (Glp Production Scans), Poverty, Ella Watson, African Americans, 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_5884037
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.


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