Dorothea Lange – “Documentary Photographs” (2012)

Dorothea Lange’s stirring images of migrant farmers and the unemployed have become universally recognized symbols of the Great Depression. Later photographs documenting the internment of Japanese Americans and her travels throughout the world extended her body of work. Watch the video to hear Lange discuss how she began her documentary projects for the Farm Security […]

Interview with Roy Stryker (1972)

Edited transcript of a lengthy 1972 interview with Stryker. Conducted by Robert J. Doherty, F. Jack Hurley, Jay M. Kloner, and Carl G. Ryant. R: Could you tell us just briefly about your background before you went to Washington in the thirties? Now, let’s see. After I got out of high school, I started to […]

INTERVIEW: “Dorothea Lange Interview” (May 22, 1964)

Dorothea Lange interview, 1964 May 22, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Interview with Dorothea Lange Conducted by Richard K. Doud In New York, New York May 22, 1964 Preface The following oral history transcript is the result of a tape-recorded interview with Dorothea Lange on May 22, 1964. The interview took place in New […]