Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, 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. She visited Georgia in 1937 and below are some of her remarkable photographs.
Farmer who has just moved into impoverished Greene County, Georgia from the Georgia hills 1937
Two photographs of the home of a farmer who has raised cotton for fifty years on his own land. Greene County, Georgia 1937
The tree roots show how the land has been washed away on this old plantation. Wray Plantation, Greene County, Georgia 1937
Sharecropper and his family near Hartwell, Georgia, 1937
Sharecropper’s car near Hartwell, Georgia 1937Farmer’s daughter in the fields. Farm in Georgia, 1937
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