Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange

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Paw Prints, Aug 11, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 122 pages
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More than fifty of the photographer's own duotone pictures accompany this chronicle of Lange's life and passion for photography, which took her from New York City to the West Coast, where she put faces to some of America's darkest times. An ALA Notable Book. Reprint.

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This is a great introductory work for getting students interested in a multitude of things: photography, social issues of the 1930's and 40's, the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the Japanese ... Read full review

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The Restless Spirit is about the life of Dorothy Lange. She is famous for her photographs during the Great Depression. Many people were suffering and lived in poverty. Dorothy took it upon herself to ... Read full review

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Dorothea Lange was born in New Jersey in 1895. She worked as a professional photographer in San Francisco for fifteen years until the early 1930's, when she took her camera out of her studio and into the street, radically changing the nature of her work. When American Exodus was published she was on the photography staff of the Farm Security Administration.

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