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Dorothea Lange Looks at the American Country Woman

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Paperback, 72 pages
Published June 28th 1978 by Univ of Texas Press originally by the Amon Carter Museum (first published 1967)
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Wonderful portraits of "the women of the American earth." Lange was part of a group of photographers working for a depression-era government agency charged with documenting the plight of rural Americans during those hard times "to make certain that never again should Americans be exposed to such cruelties." She did it in a way that was full of heart. in a way they were the PR arm of the New Deal gaining public support for aid to agricultural workers who had become desperately poor. If I had her ...more
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While researching this title I discovered that Beaumont Newhall has worked on literally hundreds of photography books.
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Dorothea Lange 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 tragic consequences of the Great Depression and profoundly influenced the development of documentary photography.