Humanizing the Great Depression: The influential photography of Dorothea Lange
The legendary photographer passed away on October 11, 1965
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American documentary photographer and photojournalist Dorothea Lange (1895–1965) took some of the most powerful and iconic images of the Great Depression. More than 80 years later, her work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) remains the defining chronicle of one of the most desperate economic periods in the history of the USA.
Browse the following gallery for a pictorial journey through 1930s Depression-era America.
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