Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1895-05-25
Death 1965-10-11
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), American documentary photographer and photojournalist, was born Dorothea Margarette Nutzhorn in Hoboken, New Jersey. She worked for the Farm Security Administration during the Great Depression.

From the description of Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582293

In the spring of 1942, Dorothea Lange was hired by the War Relocation Authority to document the movement of Japanese-Americans during relocation, and "to travel from San Francisco to points within the states of Calif., Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Utah , New Mexico, and Colorado, and return, visiting these points in such order and as often as may be necessary."

From the description of Dorothea Lange papers relating to the Japanese-American relocation, 1942-1974 (bulk 1942-1945). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 227482876

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was a photographer in California.

Lange worked on FSA photograph project during the Depression.

From the description of Oral history interview with Dorothea Lange, 1964 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646398215

Photographer; California.

Worked on FSA photograph project during the Depression.

From the description of Dorothea Lange interview, 1964 May 22 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 245522323

Photographer; California.

Worked on FSA photograph project during the Depression.

From the description of Dorothea Lange interview, 1964 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220194685

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Subjects:

  • Migrant agricultural laborers--Pictorial works
  • People with disabilities
  • Children of migrant laborers--Photographs
  • Migration, Internal--Pictorial works
  • World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans
  • Documentary photography
  • Women artists
  • Photographers--Interviews
  • Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Personal narratives
  • Depressions--1929
  • Migrant labor--Photographs
  • New Deal art
  • World War, 1939-1945--Evacuation of civilians
  • Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945

Occupations:

  • Photographers

Places:

  • California (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • San Francisco (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)