Dorothea Lange - An American Odyssey - YouTube: Before she even owned a camera Dorothea Lange started her visual odyssey in New York's Lower East Side with a passion for mingling with the common people on the street. Following a move to the West she became one of the great portrait photographers of San Francisco's upper crust. But when the Great Depression hit, she moved back to the streets, photographing destitute people.

Dorothea Lange - An American Odyssey - YouTube: Before she even owned a camera Dorothea Lange started her visual odyssey in New York's Lower East Side with a passion for mingling with the common people on the street. Following a move to the West she became one of the great portrait photographers of San Francisco's upper crust. But when the Great Depression hit, she moved back to the streets, photographing destitute people.

Young Man Wearing Cap, by Dorothea Lange

Young Man Wearing Cap, by Dorothea Lange

Young Man Wearing Cap, by Dorothea Lange. Photographed in May of First rural rehabilitation colonists, Northern Minnesota to Matanuska Valley, Alaska. Sailed from San Francisco, May

If Dorothea Lange’s mark on the history of photography was profound, her pictures have a continuing effect that is not bound by the borders of the art world.  The Oakland Museum of California possesses an extraordinary trove of works by the woman universally acknowledged as one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century.  Politics of Seeing, opens Saturday, May 13, with the goal of reaching a new understanding of the artist and the 25,000 negatives, 6,000 prints and myriad…

Dorothea Lange photos in Oakland reveal history, art and activism

If Dorothea Lange’s mark on the history of photography was profound, her pictures have a continuing effect that is not bound by the borders of the art world. The Oakland Museum of California possesses an extraordinary trove of works by the woman universally acknowledged as one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. Politics of Seeing, opens Saturday, May 13, with the goal of reaching a new understanding of the artist and the 25,000 negatives, 6,000 prints and myriad…

Ravensbruck, A Women's Concentration Camp

Vintage Photos Reveal Life Inside Ravensbrück, A Women’s Concentration Camp

Yale Launches an Archive of 170,000 Photographs Documenting the Great Depression

Yale Launches an Archive of 170,000 Photographs Documenting the Great Depression (Open Culture)

Shooting war part 1   WWII was coverd from start to finish in every service, in every theater.  For the first time in history civilians knew something in how there sons, borthers, sisters and daughters lived and died.  The images of this war burned into our spirtis and welded us togethere.

Shooting war part 1 WWII was coverd from start to finish in every service, in every theater. For the first time in history civilians knew something in how there sons, borthers, sisters and daughters lived and died. The images of this war burned into our spirtis and welded us togethere.

Edward Weston: The Photographer 1948 US Information Agency: http://youtu.be/J8S4HoxuDzw #photography #art #visualarts

Edward Weston: The Photographer 1948 US Information Agency: http://youtu.be/J8S4HoxuDzw #photography #art #visualarts

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