Dorothea Lange

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Photography

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-26-1895

Died: 10-11-1965

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

LANGE, DOROTHEA: Appointed for the making of documentary photographs of the American social scene, particularly in rural communities; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1941.

Born May 26, 1895, Hoboken, New Jersey. Education:  New York Training School for Teachers, 1914–17; Columbia University, 1917–18.

Investigator-photographer, 1935, California State Emergency Relief Administration; Investigator-photographer, 1935–37, U. S. Resettlement Administration; Photographer, 1935–39, U. S. Farm Security Administration; Photographer, 1940, U. S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics.

Publications:  An American Exodus, 1939 (with Paul S. Taylor). Contributor of photographs to Land of the Free, 1938.