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AMST301 Section Handout - AMST301 Reading: IMPOUNDED Part 1...

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AMST301 Reading: IMPOUNDED Part 1 by Linda Gordon: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Japanese Internment Lange was born in Hoboken, NJ on 1895 - age 7, suffered from polio which made her somewhat disabled - age 12, parents separation Lange was a huge influence in the realm of documentary photography and “in creating our contemporary conception of documentary photography” (5) - her photos were not staged: “Lange’s photographic technique required putting her subjects at ease. ..Most commonly, observers remarked that she could somehow make herself nearly invisible, unnoticed, or at least disregarded by subjects” (18) - “these photographs exemplify Lange’s mastery of composition and of visual condensation of human feelings and relationships” (6) Lange’s photographs were habitually made for public consumption (of migrant farm- ers, sharecroppers of the Depression, Japanese internment) because she worked for the state and California state government - photos could be used for legal purposes
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