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Portrait of Caroline: 1939

Portrait of Caroline: 1939

A closeup of Caroline Atwater, seen earlier this week, in the doorway of her kitchen in Orange County, North Carolina. View full size. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.

 

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Portrait of Caroline: 1939

I don't know what it is about this lovely photograph that speaks to me.

It's just so...real.

Portrait of Caroline: 1939

Beautiful portrait of a lovely woman. The world would be a lesser place without the photographs of Dorothea Lange and the people who agreed to be photographed. Thanks for posting this bit of our country's history.

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