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Lange, Dorothea

Overview
Works: 461 works in 886 publications in 3 languages and 32,082 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Portraits  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Artist, Honoree, Dedicatee, Collector, Interviewee
Classifications: TR140.L3, B
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Most widely held works about Dorothea Lange
 
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Most widely held works by Dorothea Lange
Restless spirit : the life and work of Dorothea Lange by Elizabeth Partridge( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Dorothea Lange, whose photographs of migrant workers, Japanese American internees, and rural poverty helped bring about important social reforms
Impounded : Dorothea Lange and the censored images of Japanese American internment by Dorothea Lange( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Censored by the U.S. Army, Dorothea Lange's unseen photographs are the photographic record of the Japanese American internment saga. This indelible work of visual and social history confirms Dorothea Lange's stature as one of the twentieth century's greatest American photographers. Presenting 119 images--the majority of which have never been published--this book evokes the horror of a community uprooted in the early 1940s and the stark reality of the internment camps. Nationally known historians Linda Gordon and Gary Okihiro narrate the saga of Japanese American internment: from life before Executive Order 9066 to the abrupt roundups and the marginal existence in the bleak, sandswept camps.--From publisher description
Executive order 9066; the internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans by Maisie Conrat( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial representation, in black and white, of Japanese internment camps during World War ii, this book has over 100 pages of pictures of the evacuation and internment, taken by Dorothea Lange and other photographers, plus a text providing a brief historical account of events leading up to the internment. (Sb)
An American exodus; a record of human erosion in the Thirties by Dorothea Lange( Book )

34 editions published between 1939 and 2000 in English and French and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1939, An American Exodus is one of the masterpieces of the documentary genre. Produced by incomparable documentary photographer Dorothea Lange with text by her husband, Paul Taylor, An American Exodus was taken in the early 1930s while the couple were working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) The book documents the rural poverty of the depression-era exodus that brought over 300,000 migrants to California in search of farmwork, a westward mass migration driven by economic deprivation as opposed to the Manifest Destiny of 19th century pioneers. This facsimile edition of the original volume reintroduces this sought-after work of art -- a pioneering book that was among the first to combine photographs with oral testimony -- to a contemporary audience, providing an insight into the struggles of the Depression as well as offering a profound and timeless look at the human condition
Daring to look : Dorothea Lange's photographs and reports from the field by Anne Whiston Spirn( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents never-before-published photos and captions from American documentary photographer and photojournalist Dorothea Lange's (1895-1965) fieldwork in California, the Pacific Northwest, and North Carolina during 1939. Best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), Lange's photographs humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography. Lange's images of squatter camps, benighted farmers, and stark landscapes are stunning, and her captions -- which range from simple explanations of settings to historical notes and biographical sketches -- add unexpected depth, bringing her subjects and their struggles unforgettably to life, often in their own words
Dorothea Lange--a visual life by Elizabeth Partridge( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lange is famous for her portraits of Dust Bowl Okies, black tenant farmers and incarcerated Japanese Americans
Dorothea Lange : grab a hunk of lightning( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles American photographer Dorothea Lange, who came to the attention of the world with her photographs documenting the Great Depression, and achieved lasting fame in the post-War years
Dorothea Lange looks at the American country woman by Dorothea Lange( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothea Lange : life through the camera by Milton Meltzer( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Dorothea Lange, whose photographs of migrant workers and rural poverty helped bring important social reforms
Dorothea Lange's Ireland by Dorothea Lange( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Dorothea Lange's Ireland" showcases some of her finest work--as well as some of her least well-known. Accompanying the photographs are text by Gerry Mullins which describes Lange's motivation to go to Ireland, her travels there, and the subjects of her photographs, and an essay by Lange's son, Daniel Dixon, who traveled with her."--Amazon
Un-American : the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II by Richard Cahan( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1942 more than 109,000 Japanese Americans, including 70,000 U.S. citizens, were picked up and sent to incarceration centers, most for the duration of the war. It was the shame of America-- and it was documented on film. Cahan and Williams provide a visual history which includes interviews with many of the people reflecting on their experiences
Dorothea Lange : photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum by Judith Keller( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To a cabin by Dorothea Lange( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothea Lange by Mark Durden( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was during the depth of the Great Depression of the late 1920s and 30s, when at least 14 million people were out of work in the USA, that Dorothea Lange (1895 - 1965) first ventured out on the streets with her camera. In 1935 a report on migrant workers, illustrated with Lange's photographs, came to the attention of Roy Stryker and in response he invited Lange to become a member of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) photographic unit. Like Stryker, Lange believed that photography was a tool of political action, and this was no more apparent then when the federal government responded to the starvation crisis shortly after the San Francisco News received Lange's photographs - it quickly supplied 20,000 pounds of food to feed hungry migrants at the camps. Lange's championing of black migrants can be seen in the photograph 'Plantation Overseer and his Field Hands' of 1936, in which Lange captured the image of a man who exemplified the racist, exploitative and un-democratic attitudes that were rife in Southern plantation life. The evidence of racism revealed in this photograph - and others - is countered by Lange's many dignifying portraits of black subjects. When the bitter years of the Depression were overtaken by the advent of World War II, she continued to demonstrate her opposition to the poor treatment of migrants by opposing the relocation of 110,000 American Japanese to internment camps. She recorded the evacuation in Northern California after being assigned by the War Relocation Authority. In 1955, after a bout of ill health, Lange continued to work on contemporary social issues, namely a photo-essay for Life magazine, a sensitive study of the work of a Yugoslav-American public defender, representing those who could not afford to pay their own legal expenses. Lange watched and photographed him on and off for a year, catching the reflective moments of his defendants' body language. Lange was the first woman to be awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship (1941) and was placed on the Honour Roll of the American Society of Magazine Photographers in 1963. She was honoured with major solo exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Art (1960) and the Oakland Art Museum (1960) and she began preparing a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, New York shortly before she died in 1965
Dorothea Lange : the heart and mind of a photographer by Pierre Borhan( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty acres and steel mules by H. C Nixon( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothea Lange : Farm Security Administration photographs, 1935-1939 : from the Library of Congress by Dorothea Lange( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrating a collection : the work of Dorothea Lange by Therese Thau Heyman( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thunderbird remembered : Maynard Dixon, the man and the artist by Dorothea Lange( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographing the second gold rush : Dorothea Lange and the East Bay at war, 1941-1945 by Dorothea Lange( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Restless spirit : the life and work of Dorothea Lange
Alternative Names
Dixon, Dorothea 1895-1965

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange American photojouranlist

Dorothea Lange Amerikaans journaliste

Dorothea Lange fotografa statunitense

Dorothea Lange fotografik amerykańska

Dorothea Lange US-amerikanische Dokumentarfotografin

Dorothea Langeová

Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965

Nutzhorn, Dorothea Margaretta

Nutzhorn Dorothea Margaretta 1895-1965

Taylor, Dorothea Lange

Taylor, Dorothea Lange 1895-1965

Taylor, Paul Schuster, Mrs.

Taylor, Paul Schuster Mrs. 1895-1965

Даратэя Ланж

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Доротея Ланж

Ланж, Доротея

דורותיאה לאנג צלמת אמריקאית

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دوروثي لانج

ਦੋਰੋਥਿਆ ਲਾਂਗੇ

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ドロシア・ラング

多萝西·兰格

Languages
English (303)

French (5)

German (4)

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Impounded : Dorothea Lange and the censored images of Japanese American internmentAn American exodus; a record of human erosion in the ThirtiesDaring to look : Dorothea Lange's photographs and reports from the fieldDorothea Lange--a visual lifeDorothea Lange's IrelandDorothea Lange : photographs from the J. Paul Getty MuseumDorothea LangeDorothea Lange : the heart and mind of a photographerThe thunderbird remembered : Maynard Dixon, the man and the artist