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Primary Sources and Picture Books: Dorothea Lange The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression by Carole Boston Weatherford

Album Description

These sources focus on one aspect of the book, the Migrant Mother image photographed by Dorothea. These primary sources mainly focus on other images of children and families taken by Lange in California in 1936, the same state and year Migrant Mother was photographed.

Dorothea Lange, Resettlement Administration photographer, in California

Reference note

Created / Published: 1936 Feb.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California.
-  Miscellaneous--Personnel
-  California
Notes: -  File print filed under "Lange, Dorothea" in the Biographical File in the Prints and Photographs Division Reading Room at the Library of Congress. Print formerly filed in the FSA-OWI classified file under C34.
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Film copy on SIS roll 25, frame 894.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: cph 3c28944 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c28944
fsa 8b27245 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b27245
ppmsc 00188 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.00188

Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" Photographs in the Farm Security Administration Collection: An Overview

Web page containing five images shot by Dorothea Lange of Florence Owens Thompson, also known as Migrant Mother, and her children. Recollection of the shoot by Lange also on the website.

Oklahoma mother of five children, now picking cotton in California, near Fresno

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California--Fresno County--Fresno.
-  Migrants--California
-  California--Fresno County--Fresno
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b29828 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b29828

Migrant family in Kern County. This family was sent back at the state line by the Los Angeles police. Refused entrance into California, and it was only after they had gone back to Arkansas to borrow fifty dollars cash to show at the border that they were permitted to enter

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Feb.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California--Kern County.
-  Migrants--California
-  California--Kern County
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b27115 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b27115

Drought refugees. California

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Feb.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California.
-  Migrants--California
-  California
Notes: -  Annotation on original negative jacket: DL.
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  LOT 0344 (Location of corresponding print).
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b27087 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b27087

El Monte federal subsistence homesteads. One hundred homes, all occupied, each with three quarters of an acre land. Average family income, eight hundred dollars per annum

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Feb.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California--Los Angeles County--El Monte.
-  El Monte federal subsistence homesteads--California
-  California--Los Angeles County--El Monte
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  LOT 0361 (Location of corresponding print).
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b27022 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b27022

Migrants, family of Mexicans, on road with tire trouble. Looking for work in the peas. California

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Feb.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California.
-  Migrants--California
-  California
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  LOT 0344 (Location of corresponding print).
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b38215 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b38215

Two families of migrants from Missouri looking for work in the pea fields. California

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Feb.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California.
-  Migrants--California
-  California
Notes: -  Annotation on original negative jacket: DL.
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b38213 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b38213

Water supply, American River camp, California, San Joaquin Valley

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California.
-  Migrants--California
-  California
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  LOT 0344 (Location of corresponding print).
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8a31319 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a31319

Mother and three children in a California squatter camp

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California.
-  California
Notes: -  Additional information on caption card: Photoprint by Dorothea Lange (no. 16105-C).
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  LOT 0344 (Location of corresponding print).
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Film copy on SIS roll 20, frame 926.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8c51918 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c51918

Drought refugees in California migrant camp

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California.
-  Migrants--California
-  California
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Film copy on SIS roll 27, frame 762.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b31650 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b31650

1936 drought refugee from Polk, Missouri. Awaiting the opening of orange picking season at Porterville, California

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California--Tulare County--Porterville.
-  Migrants--California
-  California--Tulare County--Porterville
Notes: -  Additional information on caption card: See mount 988-C [i.e. print caption for LC-USF34-000988-C].
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  LOT 0344 (Location of corresponding print).
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Film copy on SIS roll 27, frame 749.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b31640 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b31640

Grandmother of twenty-two children living in Kern County migrant camp. California

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California--Kern County.
-  Kern County FSA camp--California
-  California--Kern County
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  LOT 0354 (Location of corresponding print).
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
-  Film copy on SIS roll 27, frame 745.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b31636 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b31636

Migratory family in auto camp. California

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California.
-  Migrants--California
-  California
Notes: -  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b38526 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b38526

Destitute family. American River camp, Sacramento, California. Five children, aged two to seventeen years

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California--Sacramento County--Sacramento.
-  Migrants--California
-  California--Sacramento County--Sacramento
Notes: -  Additional information on caption card: See mount [i.e. print caption] for further information.
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b29879 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b29879

Daughter of migrant Tennessee coal miner. Living in the American River Camp near Sacramento, California

Reference note

Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea, photographer
Created / Published: 1936 Nov.
Subject Headings: -  United States--California--Sacramento County--Sacramento.
-  Migrants--California
-  California--Sacramento County--Sacramento
Notes: -  Annotation on original negative jacket: DL.
-  Title and other information from caption card.
-  LOT 0344 (Location of corresponding print).
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: fsa 8b29876 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b29876

[String bean harvest, Marion County, Willamette Valley, Oregon]

Reference note

Summary: Caption information for Dorothea Lange photographs. Describes the string bean harvest in Marion County, Oregon. Includes information about the pickers.
Contributor Names: Lange, Dorothea.
United States. Farm Security Administration.
Created / Published: 1939 August.
Subject Headings: -  Harvesting--Oregon--Marion County--1930-1940
-  Beans--Oregon--Marion County--1930-1940
-  Migrant agricultural laborers--1930-1940
Notes: -  Title devised by Library staff.
-  Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
-  Forms part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information photograph collection (Library of Congress).
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: ppmsca 12502 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.12502

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Library of Congress search results associated with Caption information for Dorothea Lange photographs describing the string bean harvest in Marion County, Oregon.