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Photographers behind the lens: Dorothea Lange

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Dorothea Lange (1895 - 1965)

American documentary photographer and photo journalist


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Dorothea Lange / Photo / 1936. [Photograph]. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Retrieved 3 Feb 2015, from

Use Britanica ImageQuest to view a collection of Dorothea Lange's photographs.

Resources available from the Library 

Daring to look : Dorothea Lange's photographs and reports from the field Spirn, Anne Whiston 770.92 LAN

Dorothea Lange Durden, Mark 770.92 LAN

Dorothea Lange : a life beyond limits Gordon, Linda 770.92 LAN

Dorothea Lange, grab a hunk of lightning : her lifetime in photography Partridge, Elizabeth 770.92 LAN PAR

Dorothea Lange: life through the camera Meltzer, Milton 770.92 LAN

Dorothea Lange : photographs of a lifetime Lange, Dorothea Coles, Robert 770.92 LAN

Online resources

A powerful portrayal of strength through suffering Article

Dorothea Lange (1895 - 1965)

Dorothea Lange ebook

Acker, Kerry. Dorothea Lange. Women in the Arts. New York: Chelsea House, 2003. February 2, 2015. eBook

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