In Focus: Dorothea Lange



Dorothea Lange (May 26, 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 humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography.

You can read more about Dorothea Lange on My Hero Project.



Visit the Library of Congress archives if you want to see more of Dorothea Lange's photography!