|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.
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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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