Dorothea Lange facts for kids
|Dorothea Lange in 1936; photographer:|
May 25, 1895|
Hoboken, New Jersey
|Died||October 11, 1965
San Francisco, California
Dorothea Lange (May 25, 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 made human the tragic consequences of the Great Depression and greatly influenced the development of documentary photography.
Children at the Weill public school in San Francisco in April 1942, prior to the internment of Japanese Americans.
A Japanese American unfurled this banner the day after the Pearl Harbor attack; Lange photographed it in March 1942, just prior to his internment.
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