Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning

“Migrant Mother” Photo Series at the Library of Congress

Migrant Mother, the iconic photo representing America’s Great Depression, is part of the body of work Dorothea Lange created while working for the Farm Security Administration. Many of Lange’s photographs of migrant farmers, sharecroppers and Dust Bowl farmers from that period are held today at the Library of Congress. While researching the film  American Masters — Dorothea […]

Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning

AM Archive: ‘USA: Photography – Dorothea Lange’

From 1966, a documentary film in two-parts, written and narrated by Richard Moore, about the life of documentary photographer and photojournalist Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, who died on October 11, 1965 of esophageal cancer, during post-production of this film.