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Personalities and Activities in the Self-Help Cooperatives of California: Photographs from the Exhibition, 1933-1934
BANC PIC 1905.17139:1-80--A  
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The Personalities and Activities of the Self-Help Cooperatives of California collection contains 80 mounted silver gelatin prints taken from 1933-34. The prints were originally included in the "Exhibition of Photographs and Etchings of Personalities and Activities in the Self-Help Cooperatives of California," held in 1934 at The University of California at Berkeley. The exhibition was organized by University of California Professor of Economics Paul Schuster Taylor, following his study of the self-help cooperative organizations formed in California during the early years of the Great Depression. The intent of the exhibition was to document the diverse range of individuals (often referred to as "cooperators"), activities, and challenges which characterized the cooperative effort. Among the organizations represented in the exhibition were the Unemployed Exchange Association, the Pacific Cooperative League, the Orange County Cooperatives, the Unemployed Citizens' League, and the Unemployed Cooperative Relief Association. The exhibition photographs were provided by the California State Emergency Relief Administration and by the photographers. Also featured in the exhibition were etchings by Dayton Brown of Los Angeles.
Extent
80 mounted photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes 72 digital objects
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to reproduce photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Original photographs are restricted. Use viewing prints with call number BANC PIC 1905.17139:1-80--PIC.