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Finding Aid for the Collection of Photographs from the U.S. Farm Security Administration and the U.S. Office of War Information, 1930-1945
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Photographs from the U.S. Farm Security Administration and the U.S. Office of War Information,
    Date (inclusive): 1930-1945
    Collection number: 935
    Extent: 21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Horace K. Rubinfier, 1948.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Photographs from the U.S. Farm Security Administration and the U.S. Office of War Information (Collection 935). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232842 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of a selection from the U.S. Farm Security Administration (FSA) photography project of the depression years representing the work of many well-known photographers, and from the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI) reflecting efforts on the home front. The prints, 20 × 25.5 cm., were made from the original negatives in the Library of Congress. FSA photographers include Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Carl Mydans, and Arthur Rothstein. OWI subjects include: airplanes, baseball players, Winston Churchill, Fort Benning, Japanese Americans, Liberia, Marine Corps women, Negro workers, Eddie Rickenbacker, shipbuilding, steel industry, tin, War Production Board, and women in essential services.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Farm Security Administration photographs arranged alphabetically by photographer (Boxes 19-21).
    2. Office of War Information photographs arranged alphabetically by subject (Boxes 1-18).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States--Farm Security Administration--Photographs.
    United States--Office of War Information--Photographs.
    Photographs.