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Dorothea Lange

AKA Dorothea Nutzhorn

Born: 26-May-1895
Birthplace: Hoboken, NJ
Died: 11-Oct-1965
Location of death: San Francisco, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Throat

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Photographer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Depression-era photographer

Best known for her iconic photograph, Migrant Mother (1936).

Husband: Maynard Dixon (painter)
Husband: Paul S. Taylor (sociologist, m. 1935)

    University: New York Training School for Teachers
    University: Columbia University (studied 1917-18 under Clarence White)
    Teacher: San Francisco Art Institute

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1941
    Risk Factors: Polio

Author of books:
An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion (1939, photography, with Paul S. Taylor)

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