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Dorothea Lange



  • Whitewashing the Great Depression (Review)

    Three new books describe the role of administrator Roy Stryker of the Farm Security Administration in filtering the photographic work of Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans and Russell Lee to emphasize the depression's burden on rural whites. 



  • Dorothea Lange’s Angel of History

    by Rebecca Solnit

    As is so often the case with Dorothea Lange’s photographs and maybe with nearly all photographs, the meaning of the image comes in part from beyond the frame.



  • Following Dorothea Lange's Notebooks

    by Tess Taylor

    As I visited encampments, internment centers and small agricultural towns, I used Ms. Lange’s images and words as a lens to help refract the messy complexity of California’s present.