Scene along “Skid Row.” Howard Street, San Francisco, California

San Francisco, CA, 1937

Dorothea Lange

Gelatin silver print

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

8 in x 7.5 in


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

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.
Modesto Skid Row 1937
Additional Information
The location of this photograph has been identified as both San Francisco and Modesto.