The House Call - 1939


The House Call - Lange

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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. Photographer Dorothea Lange spent several months in Oregon in 1939 documenting the life of rural towns and farmers, with a particular focus on Farm Security Administration programs. See Related Photos for other examples of her work. -- This photo is restored and printed by Old Oregon.

Additional Information

Item Number AA0661
Photographer Dorothea Lange
Location Klamath County
Subject Nursing / Healthcare
Decade 1930s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Original Negative
Size of Original 3.4 x 4.5 inches
Photographer's Number No