Cafe near Pinole, California

California, 1956

Dorothea Lange

Gelatin silver print

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

8.875 in x 12.375 in


© The Dorothea Lange Collection, the Oakland Museum of California.

Rapid development of a previously rural area was occurring. The man at the counter said ‘Dammit, it’s getting so a person can’t stand still in one of these here fields without you getting mowed down, raked up, or painted.’ — Dorothea Lange