Dorothea Lange

Vintage Baseball in North Carolina: 1939

Vintage Baseball in North Carolina: 1939

4th of July hangout, near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Rural filling stations became community centers and general loafing grounds. The men in the baseball uniforms were on a local team called Cedar Grove. Old photo with visible gas pump taken in 1939 by photographer Dorothea Lange. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Rough Baby Blanket: 1939

Rough Baby Blanket: 1939

Great Depression era photo of a baby from Mississippi propped up against a burlap bag in a 1930s truck. Picture taken at a Farm Security Administration camp, Merrill, Oregon in 1939 by photographer Dorothea Lange. FSA/OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Country Medicine: 1939

Country Medicine: 1939

The camp nurse introduces a doctor to the mother of a sick baby living in a mobile trailer. The trailer was located in a FSA (Farm Security Administration) camp in Merrill, Klamath County, Oregon. Photo taken in 1939 by FSA photographer Dorothea Lange. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Have Truck, Will Migrate: 1939

Have Truck, Will Migrate: 1939

Old truck parked near tent in FSA (Farm Security Administration) camp at Merrill, Klamath County, Oregon. Looks like a stove or heater vent pipe sticking out of the tent. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Dorothea Lange. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Free Children: 1939

Free Children: 1939

The Free children in doorway of their home in Sunday clothes. Dead Ox Flat, Malheur County, Oregon. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Dorothea Lange, famous for her Migrant Mother photograph. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Rough Life: 1935

Rough Life: 1935

From LOC: "Migrant workers' camp, outskirts of Marysville, California. The new migratory camps now being built by the Resettlement Administration will remove people from unsatisfactory living conditions such as these and substitute at least the minimum of comfort and sanitation." 1935 photo by Dorothea Lange. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection.

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