Random Images: Carl Mydans

(Last Updated On January 5, 2020)

When one thinks of Depression-era photographs of the poor, the names Lewis Hine and Dorothea Lange come foremost to mind. But there are many, like Carl Mydans, whose work shows the same skill, commitment and emotional resonance. Like Lange, he was a photographer with the Farm Security Administration.

Carl Mydans – Poor Whites, Georgetown, D.C. (1935)

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