Dorothea Lange - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

Dorothea Lange - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

Nationally known for her depression era photographs, Dorothea Lange produced a substantial amount of work during her brief stay in Oregon in 1939. We offer quality prints in varying sizes of her images of rural life from that time.

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  1. A Drink of Water - Lange

    A Drink of Water - 1939

    Mrs. Soper draws some water for her youngest child, in this depression era photo taken in the Willow Creek area of Malheur County. Learn More
  2. Deputy Sheriff, Stationed at Large Hop Ranch - Lange

    Deputy Sheriff, Stationed at Large Hop Ranch - 1939

    This deputy sheriff is stationed at the paymaster's window for a Josephine County hop ranch that employed over 500 workers for the three-week harvest season each year. Learn More
  3. Digging Sweet Potatoes - Lange

    Digging Sweet Potatoes - 1939

    Dorothea Lange captured several photos of this couple on their small farm near Irrigon, in Morrow County, during her visit to Oregon in 1939. Learn More
  4. Entrance to Lincoln Bench School - Lange

    Entrance to Lincoln Bench School - 1939

    Part of a group of photos taken by Dorothea Lange near Ontario, in Malheur County, this view shows the school building and grounds looking through the front gate. A large school bell is visible in the tower of the modest building, ready to call the children to classes. Learn More
  5. Girls Studying Their Reading Lesson - Lange

    Girls Studying Their Reading Lesson - 1939

    This photo of six girls was taken on the steps of Lincoln Bench School, near Ontario, in Malheur County, by Dorothea Lange in October, 1939. Learn More
  6. Grandma Soper, Willow Creek area, Malheur County - Lange

    Grandma Soper, Willow Creek area, Malheur County - 1939

    Grandmothers (and grandfathers) often moved to Oregon during the Depression with their children's families when they came to look for better farming opportunities. Learn More
  7. Hop Farmers Conversing on a Drug Store Corner - Lange

    Hop Farmers Conversing on a Drug Store Corner - 1939

    This Depression-era photo of an Independence, Oregon street corner shows a gathering of local hop farmers discussing politics and other pressing issues of the day. Learn More
  8. Lighthearted Kids in Merrill FSA Camp - Lange

    Lighthearted Kids in Merrill FSA Camp - 1939

    While many of Dorothea Lange's Depression photos reveal the hardships and strain of life at that time, this view demonstrates that kids can still smile in any environment. Learn More
  9. Mrs. Botner Arranges her Storage Cellar - Lange

    Mrs. Botner Arranges her Storage Cellar - 1939

    In a scene familiar to many of us, Mrs. Botner checks a box of rhubarb on the floor of her storage cellar in Nyssa Heights, Malheur County, Oregon. Learn More
  10. Pond Monkey Guides Logs from Pond to Chute - Lange

    Pond Monkey Guides Logs from Pond to Chute - 1939

    The "pond monkey" position in a sawmill has been described as the next-to-the-last step in a logging career; the last being night watchman. Learn More
  11. Railroad Tracks through the Northern Oregon Desert - Lange

    Railroad Tracks through the Northern Oregon Desert - 1939

    This simple but striking view of tracks across the dessert was taken by Dorothea Lange in Morrow County, Oregon, about ten miles from the town of Irrigon. Learn More
  12. Rolling Up The Quilt - Lange

    Rolling Up The Quilt - 1939

    These farm women, members of the "Helping Hand" club, located near West Carlton, Oregon, carefully roll up the quilt upon which they've been working. Learn More
  13. Seasonal Yakima Indian Village at Celilo - Lange

    Seasonal Yakima Indian Village at Celilo - 1939

    Notes with the original photo indicate that this encampment at Celilo was used by members of the Yakima tribe during the salmon fishing season at Celilo Falls. Learn More
  14. The Farm Laborer - Lange

    The Farm Laborer - 1939

    This portrait of a farm laborer from Oklahoma was taken by Dorothea Lange during her government-sponsored 1939 trip through remote agricultural areas of Oregon. Learn More
  15. The House Call - Lange

    The House Call - 1939

    In this Depression-era photo, the camp nurse introduces a doctor to the mother of a sick baby, in a Farm Security Administration camp near Merrill in Klamath County. Learn More
  16. Young Migrant Mother Just Finished Washing - Lange

    Young Migrant Mother Just Finished Washing - 1939

    This photo was taken at the Merrill FSA (Farm Security Administration) Camp in Klamath County in October, 1939. Learn More

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