Untitled (Oklahoma mother in California)

Imperial Valley, CA, Circa 1935

Dorothea Lange

Film negative

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

4 in x 5 in


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

Imperial Valley—hot, baby died of exposure, lost car, sent back to Oklahoma. — Dorothea Lange Field Notes
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.
Coachella Valley, California, February 1937