To the women who tucked us in at night and rocked us to sleep, who baked us cookies and let us lick the spoon, who dressed us up and made sure we were warm… Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there!
Thelma Thompson and mother, Ida May Thompson Bembry
Mikasuki mother rocks her baby in a hammock
Mother baking with her children in Tallahassee (1959)
Seminole Indian mother Frances Willie styling her daughter’s hair in Miami, Florida (1948)
Mother helping her son with the fish he caught – Apalachicola, Florida (1970)
Two African American women with their babies in Tallahassee (1959)
Portrait of Mrs. Don Hamrick with her baby – Tallahassee, Florida (1973)
Mother tucks her children to sleep on a houseboat – Fort Lauderdale, Florida (1957)
Photographed in Lakeland, Florida on May 1, 1925.