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Louise Rosskam (1910-2003)

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[Edwin and Louise Rosskam at work, examining photographs in pan of solution, 1938]
Edwin and Louise Rosskam at Work,
Examining Photographs in Pan of Solution
1938
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002712044/
Black milk. Photograph shows a woman feeding a baby a mixture of coffee, sugar and water instead of milk, which is too expensive. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
[Black milk. This baby is getting a mixture of coffee,
sugar and water instead of milk, which is too expensive.
San Juan, Puerto Rico].
November 1937 http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998023190/PP/
Participants in a parade costumed as a pioneer wedding party.
Mock wedding, N Street SW,
Washington, D.C.
1938
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002712051/
[Portrait of Will Rogers, Jr., half-length, standing next to a statue of his father]
Will Rogers, Jr., Half-length, Standing
Next to a Statue of his Father
1940. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002712046/
Farm woman washing clothes in her motor-driven washing machine. Near Lincoln, Vermont
Farm Woman Washing Clothes in her
Motor-driven Washing Machine.
Near Lincoln, Vermont,
July 1940
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998023404/PP/
Aerial view. Cemetery and town. Lincoln, Vermont
Aerial View, Cemetery and Town,
Lincoln, Vermont
July 1940 http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998023405/PP/
[Shulman's market, on N at Union Street S.W., Washington, D.C.]
[Shulman's Market,
on N at Union Street S.W.,
Washington, D.C.]
1941 or 1942.
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1992000629/PP/
Washington, D.C. Victory gardening in the Northwest section.
Washington, D.C. Victory Gardening
in the Northwest Section
May 1943 http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/owi2001027668/PP/
Photograph shows C.W. Trimble hanging onto the steel rigging suspended from a large hook that he is using to ride to the top of an oil derrick at an oil field in Elk Basin, Wyoming.
Elk Basin, Wyoming,
C.W. Trimble, Derrick Man for the
Noble Drilling Corp., Riding the Elevator
at a Carter Oil Co. Well.
Photo by Ed and Louise Rosskam,
July 1944
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011645761/
[Portrait of Edwin and Louise Rosskam, full-length, posed with cameras, sitting on a wall by the sea, Puerto Rico]
[Portrait of Edwin and Louise Rosskam,
Posed with Cameras, Sitting on a Wall by the Sea,
Puerto Rico]
Photo by Charles E. Rotkin
late 1945 or early 1946
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002712045/
Woman standing, waiting with her hand pressed to her mouth.
Woman waiting for land lottery,
Puerto Rico
1946
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002712049/
 Men gathered around a picnic table, engaged in serious discussion.
Munos Marin,
Puerto Rico
1946
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002712048/
Photo shows an exhausted student slumped over his desk, apparently asleep.
The day after we got here a man came
and talked to my daddy.
"There's a school," he says,
"and we want your boy in it"
Exhausted boy asleep at desk,
migrant school,
Cranbury, New Jersey
1956
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002712052/
Photograph shows cookbooks, bowls, salad spinner, dog food, and canned goods on kitchen counter; two woks hang on wall.
[Long counter in Louise Rosskam's kitchen],
[between 1990 and 2000]
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011648641/

 

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