“The contemplation of things as they are, without error or confusion, without substitution or imposture, is in itself a nobler thing than a whole harvest of invention.” — Francis Bacon (posted on Dorothea Lange’s darkroom door)
“Here at the foot of Telegraph Hill, from June 1931 through September of 1933, one woman carried out her own plan to help. Her name was Lois Jordan, the soup kitchen she set up on Abe Reuff’s junk-filled lot, bounded by the Embarcadero and Battery, between Filbert and Greenwich, became known as the White Angel Jungle.” [excerpt from here] —- more info. here on page 68.
Dorothea Lange, White Angel Breadline, San Francisco, 1933
June 21, 2012
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