Untitled (Mother and Child, San Francisco)

San Francisco, CA, 1933

Dorothea Lange

Film negative

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

5 in x 4 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.
WPA Negative; WPA Negro
Additional Information
The initials “WPA” refer to the Works Progress Administration, a New Deal economic relief agency started by president Franklin Roosevelt.