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Farm Security Administration photograph collection [graphic].
BANC PIC 1942.008--NNEG; BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 1942.008--B box 1; BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 2; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Farm Security Administration photograph collection

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Farm Security Administration., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Lange, Dorothea.

Creator/Contributor:

Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985

Creator/Contributor:

Evans, Walker, 1903-1975

Creator/Contributor:

Lee, Russell, 1903-1986

Creator/Contributor:

Vachon, John, 1914-1975

Creator/Contributor:

Delano, Jack.

Creator/Contributor:

Winebrenner, Dolph.

Creator/Contributor:

Albee, Ernest.

Creator/Contributor:

Relander, Click.

Creator/Contributor:

Wilson, Monte, photographer

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Resettlement Administration.

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Farm Security Administration., Region IX.

Abstract:

Photographs document depression-era conditions in the American South, Midwest, Southwest, and California, including the impact of drought and the living conditions of agricultural laborers. Westward migration, migrant living conditions, strikes, FSA migratory labor camps in Arizona and California, Farm Associations, World War Two defense housing, and Mexican laborers. A few images of the Japanese American relocation during World War Two are also present.

Date:

1935-1945 (issued)

Subject:

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United States. -- Farm Security Administration -- Pictorial works
Migrant labor -- United States -- Photographs
Labor camps -- California -- Photographs
Labor camps -- Arizona -- Photographs
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Photographs
Agricultural laborers -- United States -- Photographs
Migration, Internal -- United States -- Photographs
Strikes and lockouts -- Agricultural laborers -- California -- Photographs
Migrant agricultural laborers -- United States -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographs by FSA photographers including Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein, Walker Evans, Russell Lee, Ernest Albee, John Vachon, Jack Delano, Dolph Winebrenner, Click Relander, Monte Wilson, and others, including many unidentified. The majority are by Lange, Rothstein, and Lee, with significant numbers by Albee, Winebrenner, and Relander.
Includes some photographs taken under the auspices of the Resettlement Administration, predecessor to the Farm Security Administration.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Preliminary finding aid available in the library.
Transferred from: United States, Farm Security Administration, Regional Office IX, San Francisco records (BANC MSS C-R 1). These records were formerly known by the Bancroft Library title: Farm Security Administration, Regional Office IX, San Francisco records.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
8 boxes, 3 oversize boxes, and 1 oversize folder (ca. 960 photographic prints) and 71 negatives : gelatin silver prints ; chiefly 8 x 10 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1942.008--NNEG
BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 1942.008--B box 1
BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 1942.008--B box 2
BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 3
BANC PIC 1942.008--B box 3
BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 4
BANC PIC 1942.008--B box 4
BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 5
BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 6
BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 7
BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC box 8
BANC PIC 1942.008--A folder
BANC PIC 1942.008--FR
BANC PIC 1942.008
BANC PIC 1942.008--PIC

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

Materials relating to the Farm Security Administration, Region IX, San Francisco, Calif : Hollenberg, Ralph W.