12 photos
Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)
A documentary photographer and photojournalist, Lange is best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Lange's photographs humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography.

Malheur County, OR - Dazey Farm

Malheur County, OR - Dazey Farm

Dorothea Lange, FSA Photographer, 1936

Dorothea Lange, FSA Photographer, 1936

Drought refugees from Texas, 1936

Drought refugees from Texas, 1936

Headed for cotton fields, 1936

Headed for cotton fields, 1936

Migrant Mother and children

Migrant Mother and children

Migrant Worker, 1938

Migrant Worker, 1938

Tracy, CA - Missouri family of five, 1937

Tracy, CA - Missouri family of five, 1937

Walking to Los Angeles, CA, 1937

Walking to Los Angeles, CA, 1937

Gordonton, NC - Country Store, 1939

Gordonton, NC - Country Store, 1939

Drought refugee arriving in California, 1936

Drought refugee arriving in California, 1936

Migrant Mother in California

Migrant Mother in California

Migrant worker on California highway,1935

Migrant worker on California highway,1935