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The making of a documentary photographer : oral history transcript / and related material, 1960-1968.
BANC MSS 69/20 c; Phonotape 266:2 B; Phonotape 3009 C; BANC MSS 69/20 c; ...
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Title:

The making of a documentary photographer : oral history transcript: and related material, 1960-1968

Creator/Contributor:

Lange, Dorothea, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Riess, Suzanne B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Early interest in photography; study with Clarence White; work with Arnold Genthe; her photography studio in San Francisco; marriage to Maynard Dixon; Bohemian group in San Francisco; beginnings of documentary photography and photo-journalism; photography work for the U.S. government - Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information and War Relocation Authority; comments on taking, printing, captioning and exhibiting pictures. Photographs inserted. Appended: copy of memorial service; tributes appearing in various magazines; her proposal for a photography center; copies of articles about her, etc.

Date:

1960 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us---
White, Clarence H -- 1871-1925
Genthe, Arnold -- 1869-1942
Dixon, Maynard -- 1875-1946
Dixon, Maynard -- 1875-1946
Genthe, Arnold -- 1869-1942
White, Clarence H -- 1871-1925
United States. -- Farm Security Administration.
United States. -- Office of War Information.
United States. -- War Relocation Authority.
United States. -- Farm Security Administration.
United States. -- Office of War Information.
United States. -- War Relocation Authority.
Photographers -- California
Photography -- United States
Women photographers
Manners and customs
Photographers
Photography
Women photographers
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social life and customs
California
California -- San Francisco
United States
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Dorothea Lange ; tape recorded interview conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1960-1961. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1968 :
Phonotapes available.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.
Transcript available online.
Partial audio interview available online.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
257, [21] leaves ; 28 cm + related material

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1h3k
https://archive.org/details/cabeuroh_000012
BANC MSS 69/20 c
Phonotape 266:2 B
Phonotape 3009 C
BANC MSS 69/20 c
BANC MSS 69/20 c
Phonotape 266:2 B, etc.
BANC MSS 69/20 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1h3k
https://archive.org/details/cabeuroh_000012