Ex-slave with a Long Memory. Alabama
1938, printed after 1938
Gelatin silver print
Image: 13 5/16 x 10 3/8 in.
Mount: 13 5/16 x 10 3/8 in.
l.l. signed in ink: Dorothea Lange
in ink on label: Neg. \ #38164
in ink on label: #11 \ of the \ Series
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas
© The Dorothea Lange Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of Paul S. Taylor
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