What can a portrait tell you about a person?
Dorothea Lange is best known for her documentary photographs showing the poverty and bleak living conditions that plagued migrant workers during the Great Depression. Her pictures are a lasting record of the social and economic forces that affected people's lives at that time. In this activity you will learn how photography can tell a story.
Click on each artist button at right to view detailed screens about the artist and his or her works. Be sure to click on all images, view all videos, read all documents, and use the zoom tool to look closely at the works of art.