Artworks and Artists
Dorothea Lange
Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, 26 May 1895
Died in San Francisco, California, 11 October 1965
Paul S. Taylor, Dorothea Lange in the Texas on the Plains, Copyright the Dorothea Lange Collection, Oakland Museum of California, City of Oakland. Gift of Paul S. Taylor

Dorothea Lange

In 1932 Lange began an influential photographic career documenting the plight of the unemployed and the poor in both urban and rural America. Her photographs of migrant farm workers were made on assignment for the Farm Security Administration (FSA).