Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange

The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression

Book - 2017
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Before she raised her lens to take her most iconic photo, Dorothea Lange took photos of the downtrodden from bankers in once-fine suits waiting in breadlines, to former slaves, to the homeless sleeping on sidewalks. A case of polio had left her with a limp and sympathetic to those less fortunate. Traveling across the United States, documenting with her camera and her fieldbook those most affected by the stock market crash, she found the face of the Great Depression.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman, 2017
ISBN: 9780807516997
Call Number: j770.92 LANG
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Green, Sarah - Illustrator


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Jul 18, 2017

What a great way to introduce Dorothea Lange to a new generation. Overall good storytelling, and very nice artwork. I think people should pick this book up to share with a child in their life.


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