White Angel Bread Line, San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, 1933

Dorothea Lange

Film negative

Gift of Paul S. Taylor

3.25 in x 4.25 in


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

I put it on the wall of my studio. . . . The only comment I ever got was, "What are you going to do with this kind of thing? What do you want to do this for?" — Dorothea Lange
Additional Information
One of her most famous images, "White Angel Breadline" was taken on Lange’s first visit to photograph the streets of Depression-torn San Francisco.