Small Boy on a Rooftop and Other Negs – WPA

San Francisco, CA, 1933

Dorothea Lange

Gelatin silver print

Gift of Paul S. Taylor


© 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.
Small Boy on a Rooftop - WPA
Additional Information
The initials “WPA” refer to the Works Progress Administration, a New Deal economic relief agency started by president Franklin Roosevelt.