July 1937. Louisiana. Medium-format nitrate negative and caption by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. "I'd be hard pressed to name a favorite among Lange's work, but this would be near the top. I love the reflected light on the woman's face, the few beads of sweat, the wonderful textures of the hat and the umbrella."
Such Is Life: October 1938. "Mother and children with popcorn, National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana." Valuable practice for the Popcorn Festival. 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. Click to view full size.