Dorothea Lange, San Francisco, Calif., April 1942 - Children of the Weill public school, from the so-called international settlement, shown in a flag pledge ceremony. Some of them are evacuees of Japanese ancestry who will be housed in War relocation authority centers for the duration, 1942.

WC’s Heroes: Dorthea Lang


WC deeply admires the work of Dorthea Lange. As much as any photographer, she captured the abject misery of the Great Depression and the cruelty of the Japanese internment in World War II. Some of her photos have become iconic, none more so than this one. This photo is popularly known as “Migrant Mother,” but…