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Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange Grab A Hunk of Lightning : Her Lifetime in Photography By Partridge, Elizabeth (Book - 2013 ) 770.92 L274pd 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Presented as the companion book to a PBS American Masters episode that will air in 2014, this deluxe hardcover offers an intimate and unparalleled view into the life and work of one of our most cherished documentary photographers"--Provided by publisher.

Migrant Mother
Migrant Mother How A Photograph Defined the Great Depression By Nardo, Don (Book - 2011 ) j 973.917 N224m 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explores and analyzes the historical context and significance of the iconic Dorothea Lange photograph of a migrant mother during the Great Depression.

Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange By Durden, Mark (Book - 2011 ) 779.092 L274dL 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1935, tired of studio portraiture, she began working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), and created many of the images that define the Depression and the disastrous migration of farming families to the West in the popular imagination.

Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange A Life Beyond Limits By Gordon, Linda (Book - 2009 ) 779.092 L274g 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:An astonishing and deeply moving biography of Dorothea Lange, America's foremost social photographer. No other account can rival this one . . . for its dissection of the passions, injuries, and hopes that impelled Lange to challenge boundaries.--Gary Gerstle, author of "American Crucible."

Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange The Crucial Years, 1930-1946 By Lange, Dorothea (Book - 2009 ) 779.2092 L274d 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Best known for her portraits of Depression-era America, Lange put a human face on this difficult period, and revolutionized documentary photography.

Daring to Look
Daring to Look Dorothea Lange's Photographs and Reports From the Field By Spirn, Anne Whiston (Book - 2008 ) 779.092 L274s 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Daring to Look presents never-before-published photos and captions from Dorothea Lange's fieldwork in California, the Pacific Northwest, and North Carolina during 1939.

Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange The Heart and Mind of A Photographer By Borhan, Pierre (Book - 2002 ) 779.092 L274b 2002 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:One of the most important documentary photographers of our time, Dorothea Langes revolutionary work chronicled Americas struggle with poverty during the Great Depression.

Restless Spirit
Restless Spirit The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange By Partridge, Elizabeth (Book - 1998 ) j 770.92 L274p 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:A biography of Dorothea Lange, whose photographs of migrant workers, Japanese American internees, and rural poverty helped bring about important social reforms.

The Photographs of Dorothea Lange
The Photographs of Dorothea Lange By Lange, Dorothea (Book - 1995 ) 779.092 L274p Available in some locations

Annotation:Reproduced here are important works from every phase of her career, from rare vintage examples of her most famous photographs to images that are far less familiar. The range of this work serves to confirm Lange's historical stature while expanding our understanding of her creative vision, which was at once documentary and interpretive. Lange's work has remained a touchstone for later generations of photographers due to its powerful synthesis of visual sophistication and emotional complexity."

Dorothea Lange--a Visual Life
Dorothea Lange--a Visual Life (Book - 1994 ) 779.092 L274dv Available in some locations

Annotation:The woman behind the camera is revealed in excerpts from her letters, journal entries, in the words of seven essayists who together develop a full vision of Lange as artist, woman, mother, and activist, and in more than 80 photos.

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Books available at the Multnomah County Library about the life and photography of Dorothea Lange, known for her photographs of Americans affected by poverty and political exile during the 1930's to 1950's.

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