Dorothea Lange

Photographer, Visual Artist

1895 – 1965

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Who was Dorothea Lange?

Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration. Lange's photographs humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography.

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Born
May 26, 1895
Hoboken
Also known as
  • Dorothea. Lange
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
    Photography
    (1917 - 1918)
Lived in
  • Oakland
  • Hoboken
  • Berkeley
    ( - 1965/10/11)
Died
Oct 11, 1965
San Francisco

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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