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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.

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 .

✯ 1936 Cotton-picker near Vicksburg, Mississippi ✯

July "Old-time Negro living on a cotton patch near Vicksburg, Mississippi." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange.

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Dorothea Lange photos in Oakland reveal history, art and activism. excited to head out there tomorrow!

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Girls of Lincoln Bench School study their reading lesson. Near Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon, 1939 dorothea lange

Girls of Lincoln Bench School study their reading lesson. Near Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon, 1939 Vintage Photos: Dorothea Lange - Kids

Delta Cooperative Farm, Hillhouse, Mississippi, July 4, 1936       (Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration)

Delta Cooperative Farm, Hillhouse, Mississippi, July 1936 (Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration)

A page from an album of criminal register photographs, taken by a unknown photographer at Wormwood Scrubs prison in about 1890. The criminals hold up their hands to show any identifying features, such as tattoos or missing fingers. A mirror placed on their right shoulder captures their profile. National Media Museum, Bradford, Great Britain. Photo:  SSPL/National Media Museum / Art Resource, NY

Photographer Unknown, Prisoners in Wormwood Scrubs, c. 1890 From the National Media Museum: A page from an album of criminal register photographs taken in Wormwood Scrubs prison, London, by an unknown.

Spring 1937. "This family without food and work about to be returned to Oklahoma by the Relief Administration. They have lost a baby as a result of exposure during the winter. Had to sell their tent and car to buy food. Neideffer Camp, Holtville, Imperial Valley, California." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

Neideffer Camp, Holtville, Imperial Valley, California, spring 1937 by Dorothea Lange.

Child of Texas migrant family who follow the cotton crop from Corpus Christi to the Panhandle - Photo by Dorothea Lange [June 1937]

A migrant child of Texas, with share croppers from Corpus Christi to the panhandle. Photo by Dorothea Lange 1937

"Nettie Featherston, wife of a migratory laborer with three children. Near Childress, Texas. "If you die, you're dead – that's all." By Dorothea Lange.

Dorothea Lange - June Nettie Featherston, wife of a migratory laborer with three children. Near Childress, Texas.

"Share Cropper's Wife"  Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange (Hoboken, 26 maggio 1895 – San Francisco, 11 ottobre Near Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona Migrant African-American Cotton Picker and Her Baby.

Dorothea Lange | The Bark  An article I wrote about Dorothea's photographs of people and their dogs during the Great Depression.

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange | The Bark An article I wrote about Dorothea's photographs of people and their dogs during the Great Depression.

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