Metropolitan Oakland

Oakland, CA, 1942

Dorothea Lange

Film negative

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

3.25 in x 4.25 in


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

Metropolitan Oakland Fall, 1942 Feeble tryout deciding whether to undertake the series. Dam lazy. Oakland, under the war impact, is changing fast now. It was a Home-Town once. — Dorothea Lange
Alternate Title and/or Date
During her lifetime Lange’s photographs appeared in a variety of exhibitions and publications, sometimes years after they were taken. This often resulted in multiple titles for the same image.
Changing Oakland
Additional Information
This Victorian mansion, now demolished, was located at Broadway and Webster Street in Oakland.