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. From: www.historyplace....
Children on the porch of a sharecropper's cabin in Mississippi in 1937. Dorothea Lange, photographer.
We might have forgotten, if a handful of amazing photographers had not captured the Great Depression seizing America from 1929 to 1939. They included Carl Mydans, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Margaret Bourke-White, Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein, Walker Evans, Ben Shahn, John Vachon, Marion Post Wolcott, Russell Lee, Jack Delano, John Collier, Jr., Gordon Parks and many others.