Untitled (Joan Lange, Dorothea Lange’s Mother)
Gift of Paul S. Taylor
5 in x 4 in
© The Dorothea Lange Collection, the Oakland Museum of California.
I said, ‘I want to be a photographer’ and my mother said, ‘You have to have something to fall back on.’ I didn’t want anything to fall back on; I knew it was dangerous to have something to fall back on.