These are remarkable photographs of people in rural Georgia from 1937

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

Farmer who has just moved into impoverished Greene County, Georgia from the Georgia hills 1937 dorothea lange

 

Two photographs of the home of a farmer who has raised cotton for fifty years on his own land. Greene County, Georgia 1937Home of farmer who has raised cotton for fifty years on his own land. Greene County, Georgia2 1937 dorothea lange

Home of farmer who has raised cotton for fifty years on his own land. Greene County, Georgia 1937 dorothea lange

 

Cotton sharecroppers. Greene County, Georgia. They produce little, sell little, buy little 1937Cotton sharecroppers. Greene County, Georgia. They produce little, sell little, buy little 1937 dorothea lange

Land cut over by lumber company and not replanted. Greene County, Georgia. 1937Land cut over by lumber company and not replanted. Greene County, Georgia. 1937 dorothea lange

Blacks who own land in Greene County, Georgia 1937 Negroes who own land in Greene County, Georgia 1937 dorothea lange

Typical owner-operated small farm of Greene County, Georgia 1937Typical owner-operated small farm of Greene County, Georgia 1937 dorothea lange

Eroding field and fence Greene countyeroding field and fence Greene county dorothea lange

The tree roots show how the land has been washed away on this old plantation. Wray Plantation, Greene County, Georgia 1937The tree roots show how the land has been washed away on this old plantation. Wray Plantation, Greene County, Georgia 1937 dorothea lange

Sharecropper and his family near Hartwell, Georgia, 1937

Sharecropper near Hartwell, Georgia 1937 dorothea lange

Sharecropper near Hartwell, Georgia2 1937 dorothea langeSharecropper’s car near Hartwell, Georgia 1937sharecropper's car near Hartwell, Georgia 1937 dorothea langeFarmer’s daughter in the fields. Farm in Georgia, 1937

Farmer's daughter in the fields. Farm in Georgia 1937, dorothea langeThe landowner’s daughter hoes cotton on a south Georgia farmThe landowner's daughter hoes cotton on a south Georgia farm

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me

All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.

She has authored numerous genealogy books.
RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE)
is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2)
is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series)
Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1)
is the continuation of the story. .

For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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