Tag: Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans: Photographers of the Great Depression

By Peter Olsen In 1935 as part of his “New Deal” package, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Resettlement Administration, later renamed the Farm Security Administration (FSA). The purpose of this federal agency was to aid poor rural Americans who were uprooted from their farms during the Great Depression, a time when drought and over-farming […]