|FSA - Farm Security Administration: Photographers |
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The FSA - Farm Security Administration in the USA included a number of photographers who created iconic images of the Great Depression, the human costs of the Dust Bowl and the legacy of poverty and lack of work.
- Λ Farm, Security Administration (FSA), established by Secretary's Memorandum 732, September 1, 1937.
- Λ The literature on the FSA is vast and almost all the photographers involved have monographs on their work.
For general overviews - Pete Daniel et al., 1987, Official Images: New Deal Photography, (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution); F. Jack Hurley, 1972, Portrait of a Decade: Roy Stryker and the Development of Documentary Photography in the Thirties, (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press); Françoise Poos (ed.), Jean Back, Gabriel Bauret & Antoinette Lorang, 2012, The Bitter Years: Edward Steichen and the Farm Security Administration Photographs, (D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers); William Stott, 1986, Documentary Expression and Thirties America, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press); Roy Stryker & Nancy Wood, 1975, In This Proud Land: America 1935–1943 as Seen in FSA Photographs, (Boston: New York Graphic Society); Alan Trachtenberg & Lawrence W, Levine, 1988, Documenting America, 1935–1943, (Berkeley: University of California Press)
- Λ Donald Worster, 2004, Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s, (Oxford University Press)
See also Ken Burns The Dust Bowl documentary for PBS (2012).
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