Dorothea Lange White Angel Breadline, San Francisco, California 1933
“You put your camera around your neck along with putting on your shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you. The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” – Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange "She was furious all of her life that her photographs were never published with the captions and so the photographs became anonymous."
Photographer Dorothea Lange took photos in the 30s expressing the struggles and suffering during the Great Depression
Bread LIne 1932 by Dorothea Lange--Lila and Jane, the girls in the story, are hard hit by the Depression when their father loses his job.
Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), a great American photographer, is perhaps best known for her photographs of Dust Bowl migrants during the Great Depression.
The woman portrayed is Nettie Featherston, a migrant laborer’s wife and mother of three. Lange took the picture in the Texas Panhandle to document for the FSA farmland and families devastated by drought and dust storms.
Dorothea Lange Depression Photography
Eyes of the Great Depression: Twelve year old son of a cotton sharecropper near Cleveland, Mississippi. 1937 June. photographer: Dorothea Lange