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Dorothea Lange Digital Archive

This digital archive showcases the socially conscious work of documentary photographer Dorothea Lange, including notable photographs, personal quotes, and historical context illustrating some of America’s most defining moments. Highlights include her powerful documentation of the Great Depression, from Dust Bowl migrants to tenant farmers in the Jim Crow South; life during World War II on the Homefront, including shipyard workers and the injustice of incarcerated Japanese Americans; and Post-War life in California and across the nation.