Untitled (Martin Pulich, Alameda County Public Defender)

Alameda County Courthouse, 1955-1957

Dorothea Lange

Film negative

2.25 in x 2.25 in


It would have been easy for him to make a lot more money with a lot less effort in private practice. But he decided instead to stay where and what he is, holding fast to the belief that just as a man is to be presumed innocent until proven guilty, so a man is not to be abandoned until proven lost. —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.
Public Defender