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Europe • Great BritainIn the UK the Mass Observation project is founded to record the everyday lives of common people in minute detail. It does not produce the volume of photographs of the FSA in the USA but Humphrey Spender takes 900 photographs for his Worktown project. 
  
Humphrey Spender's Humanist Landscapes: Photo-Documents, 1932-1942 
  
Humphrey Spender (Photographer)
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North America • USAMargaret Bourke-White and Erskine Caldwell publish You Have Seen Their Faces
  
You Have Seen Their Faces 
  
Erskine Caldwell; Margaret Bourke-White (Photographer); & Alan Trachtenberg
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North America • USAThe New Bauhaus is founded in Chicago by László Moholy-Nagy and in the 1950s it is merged into the Illinois Institute of Technology. The institution follows the spirit and curriculum of the Bauhaus in Germany that was closed down in 1933 due to political pressure as the Nazis gained dominance. It has an important place in photography with Gyorgy Kepes, Nathan Lerner, Arthur Siegal, Aaron Siskind and Harry Callaghan teaching there.
North America • USAThe retrospective exhibition Photography 1839-1937 opens in the spring at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York and is the first comprehensive exhibition on the history of photography. The exhibition is organized by Beaumont Newhall and the catalogue Photography, 1839-1937 evolves into one of the standard histories of photography and greatly influences who has been included in the accepted history.
North America • USAEdward Weston receives the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship - the first awarded to a photographer.
North America • USAFirst issue of Popular Photography published (May 1937)
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Dorothea Lange
Human Erosion in California (Migrant Mother) [Nipomo, California] 
1936
As the USA is in the Great Depression of the 1930s the Farm Security Administration (FSA) is established by the Department of Agriculture. It employs many socially committed photographers to record the lives of everyday people. The archive they produce becomes one of the historical treasures of the USA. (September 1937) 
  
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Charles Hoff
Hindenburg, Lakehurst 
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The airship Hindenburg explodes at Lake Hurst, New Jersey with the loss of 36 lives. Black and white shots are by taken most of the press photographers present including a sequence of three in rapid succession by Murray Becker (Associated Press). 35mm color Kodachrome photographs are taken by Gerry Sheedy (New York Sunday Mirror). (6 May 1937)
 
  

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