Dorothea Lange's Photos on Wikimedia Commons

Dorothea Lange (May 26, 1895 – October 11, 1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, 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. All photos public domain. See them all:
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“Migrant Mother,” Dorothea Lange, 1936 For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange. Lange made this photograph while visiting a camp in California in February With this.

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Dorothea Lange, Resettlement Administration photographer, in California atop her 1934 Ford model 40 Woodie with her giant camera, February Many photographs of people in poverty during the Dust Bowl and Depression era were hers.


A Japanese American unfurled this banner the day after the Pearl Harbor attack. This Dorothea Lange photograph was taken in March just prior to the man's internment.

Dorothea Lange, Young Migratory Mother, originally from Texas, Edison, California, 1940.jpg

Dorothea Lange "Young migratory mother, originally from Texas" Edison, Kern County, California, April

The owner of the Aldridge Plantation with one of the plantation children Leland (vicinity) June 1937.jpg

Owner of the Aldridge Plantation, located near Leland, Mississippi, with one of the plantation children, June by Dorothea Lange.

Dorothea Lange, Farmers who have bought machinery cooperatively, West Carlton, Yamhill County, Oregon, 1939.jpg

oldsmokeys: "Farmers who have bought machinery cooperatively, just before they go to dinner on the Miller farm where they are working. West Carlton, Yamhill County, Oregon, October by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.

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