New Deal Photography

Written By Peter Walther
New Deal Photography
  • Publsiher : Unknown
  • Release : 02 December 2021
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
  • Pages : 605 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled New Deal Photography written by Peter Walther which was release on 02 December 2021, this book published by Unknown. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Amid the ravages of the Great Depression, the United States Farm Security Administration (FSA) was first founded in 1935 to address the countryrsquo;s rural poverty. Its efforts focused on improving the lives of sharecroppers, tenants, and very poor landowning farmers, with resettlement and collectivization programs, as well as modernized farming methods. In a parallel documentation program, the FSA hired a number of photographers and writers to record the lives of the rural poor and ldquo;introduce America to Americans.rdquo; This book records the full reach of the FSA program from 1935 to 1943, honoring its vigor and commitment across subjects, states, and stylistic preferences. The photographs are arranged into four broad regional sections but are allowed to speak for themselves.

New Deal Photography

New Deal Photography
  • Author : Peter Walther,United States. Farm Security Administration
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 605
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : Amid the ravages of the Great Depression, the United States Farm Security Administration (FSA) was first founded in 1935 to address the countryrsquo;s rural poverty. Its efforts focused on improving the lives of sharecroppers, tenants, and very poor landowning farmers, with resettlement and collectivization programs, as well as modernized farming ...

The Black Image in the New Deal

The Black Image in the New Deal
  • Author : Nicholas Natanson
  • Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 305
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : Between 1935 and 1942, photographers for the New Deal's Resettlement Administration-Farm Security Administration (FSA) captured in powerfully moving images the travail of the Great Depression and the ways of a people confronting radical social change. Those who speak of the special achievement of FSA photography usually have in mind such white icons ...

Picturing Migrants

Picturing Migrants
  • Author : James R. Swensen
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : As time passes, personal memories of the Great Depression die with those who lived through the desperate 1930s. In the absence of firsthand knowledge, John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath and the photographs produced for the New Deal’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) now provide most of the images ...

Farm Security Administration Photography the Rural South and the Dynamics of Image making 1935 1943

Farm Security Administration Photography  the Rural South  and the Dynamics of Image making  1935 1943
  • Author : Stuart S. Kidd
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 299
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : While previous studies of the photographic images of the U.S. southern poor produced by the Farm Security Administration (FSA) have been discussed in the context of individual photographers or the general culture of the Great Depression and the New Deal, Kidd (American history, U. of Reading, UK) situates his ...

New Deal Photographs of West Virginia 1934 1943

New Deal Photographs of West Virginia  1934 1943
  • Author : Betty Rivard
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 231
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : Upon entering the White House in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt faced an ailing economy in the throes of the Great Depression and rushed to transform the country through recovery programs and legislative reform. By 1934, he began to send professional photographers to the state of West Virginia to document living conditions ...

Photography and Politics in America

Photography and Politics in America
  • Author : Lili Corbus Bezner
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 307
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : Although critics defended the trend, arguing that truly visionary art transcended politics, Bezner notes that the cold war era effectively silenced some of the most socially engaged photographers in American society."--BOOK JACKET....

Official Images

Official Images
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Total pages : 196
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : Download or read online Official Images written by , published by which was released on 1987. Get Official Images Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

To The City

To The City
  • Author : Julia L. Foulkes
  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : In the 1930s and 1940s, as the United States moved from a rural to an urban nation, the pull of the city was irrepressible. It was so strong that even a photographic mission designed to record the essence of rural America could not help but capture the energy of urbanization ...

Economies of Valuation and Desire

Economies of Valuation and Desire
  • Author : Elizabeth Louise Bennett
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : "Economies of Valuation and Desire: How New Deal Photography Made the Amish Modern" connects two substantial bodies of scholarship: the visual culture of the New Deal, and twentieth-century visual and literary representations of religious sub-cultures in the United States. Its primary objectives are two-fold. First, it provides an alternative model ...

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange
  • Author : Jan Hillnhütter
  • Publisher : VDM Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 116
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) became well-known for her documentary photography during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal" in the 1930ies. She was hired by the Farm Security Administration (FSA) to document working and living conditions of migrant workers in California. Trained as portrait photographer in San Francisco she soon developed her ...

Women Art and the New Deal

Women  Art and the New Deal
  • Author : Katherine H. Adams,Michael L. Keene
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-12-23
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : In 1935, the United States Congress began employing large numbers of American artists through the Works Progress Administration--fiction writers, photographers, poster artists, dramatists, painters, sculptors, muralists, wood carvers, composers and choreographers, as well as journalists, historians and researchers. Secretary of Commerce and supervisor of the WPA Harry Hopkins hailed it a "...

New Deal Art in Arizona

New Deal Art in Arizona
  • Author : Betsy Fahlman
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-15
  • Total pages : 203
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : ArizonaÕs art history is emblematic of the story of the modern West, and few periods in that history were more significant than the era of the New Deal. From Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams to painters and muralists including Native American Gerald Nailor, the artists working in Arizona under ...

Ben Shahn s New Deal Murals

Ben Shahn s New Deal Murals
  • Author : Diana L. Linden
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-15
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : Lithuanian-born artist Ben Shahn learned fresco painting as an assistant to Diego Rivera in the 1930s and created his own visually powerful, technically sophisticated, and stylistically innovative artworks as part of the New Deal Arts Project’s national mural program. In Ben Shahn’s New Deal Murals: Jewish Identity in ...

Michigan Remembered

Michigan Remembered
  • Author : Constance B. Schulz,United States. Farm Security Administration
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : In the collections of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress are more than 1500 photographs of the state of Michigan during the depression and wartime years of the 1930s and 1940s, taken by some of the most talented photographers of that generation. The FSA photographs have become ...

The Bitter Years

The Bitter Years
  • Author : Edward Steichen,Françoise Poos
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9783836537117
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Summary : The Bitter Years was the title of a seminal exhibition held in 1962 at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, curated by Edward Steichen, and 2012 marks its 50th anniversary. The show featured 209 images by photographers who worked under the aegis of the US Farm Security Administration (FSA) in 193541 as part ...