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Life Story: Dorothea Lange (1895–1965)

Photographer and Documentarian of American Life

The story of a documentary photographer who captured the lives of citizens from the New Deal through World War II.

Dorothea Lange, Resettlement Administration photographer, in California

Dorothea Lange, Resettlement Administration photographer, in California, Feb. 1936, Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

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