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FSA-OWI photographs have been published in hundreds of books and articles. Photographers of the Farm Security Administration: An Annotated Bibliography, 1930-1980, by Penelope Dixon (Garland Publishing, Inc., 1983) [LC call number Z7136.D63D59 1983], provides an extensive list of books and articles about the FSA photographers or featuring FSA photographs. Documenting America, edited by Carl Fleischhauer and Beverly Brannan (University of California Press, 1988) [LC call number E8O6.D616 1988], provides a thorough overview of the collection and its organization and includes an extensive bibliography.

This online bibliography lists books, articles, and other resources about the FSA-OWI photography project as well as the resulting photographs. Visit your local library to find out more about these and other books about the FSA-OWI project.

Publications

General | FSA Color Photographs | FSA/OWI - By State | Photographers and Staff | Topics | Influences on the FSA-OWI Project | Publications Influenced by FSA-OWI | For Young Readers | Related Web Sites | Photographers' and Organizations' Papers

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Publications

General

  • Amassing American Stuff: The Library of Congress's New Deal Arts Collections. Sound recording [of symposium, Dec. 1994]. Washington, D.C. Center for the Book, Library of Congress, 1994.
  • America, 1935-1946. Cambridge, England: Chadwyck-Healey Ltd., 1980. Microfiche.
  • Baldwin, Sidney. Poverty and Politics. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1968.
  • Berger, Maurice. FSA: The Illiterate Eye: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration. New York: Hunter College Art Gallery, 1985.
  • Bernstein, Irving. A Caring Society: The New Deal, the Worker, and the Great Depression: A History of the American Worker, 1933-1941. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.
  • Conkin, Paul K. Tomorrow a New World: The New Deal Community Program. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1959.
  • Cohen, Stuart, ed. The Likes of Us: Photography and the Farm Security Administration. Foreword by Peter Bacon Hales. Jaffrey, N.H.: D.R. Godine, 2007. Call number: E169 .C66 2007
  • Curtis, James. Mind's Eye, Mind's Truth: FSA Photography Reconsidered. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, c1989. CALL NUMBER Call number: TR820.5 .C87 1989
  • Daniel, Pete, Merry Foresta, Maren Stange and Sally Stein. Official Images: New Deal Photography. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1987.
  • DeLong, Lea Rosson, Michael Gontesky, and Julie D. Nelson. New Deal Art of the Upper Midwest: An Anniversary Exhibition: Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, Prints, Posters, Farm Security Administration Photographs, October 8-December 31, 1988. Sioux City, Iowa: Sioux City Art Center, c1988. Call number: N6522 .D45 1988 Copy 1
  • Denning, Michael. The Cultural Front: The Laboring of American Culture in the Twentieth Century. New York: Verso, 1997.
  • Dykeman, Wilma and James Stokely. Seeds of Southern Change: The Life of Will Alexander. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962.
  • Finnegan, Cara A. Picturing Poverty: Print Culture and FSA Photographs. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, c2003. Call number: TR23 .F55 2003 FSA Carrel.
  • Fleischhauer, Carl and Beverly W. Brannan, eds. Documenting America, 1935-1943. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988.
  • Garver, Thomas. Just Before the War. Balboa, California: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1968.
  • Grey, Michael R. New Deal Medicine: The Rural Health Programs of the Farm Security Administration. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. CALL NUMBER Call number: RA771.5 .G74 1999 FSA
  • Guimond, James. American Photography and the American Dream. Chapel Hill and London: The University Press of North Carolina, 1991.
  • Hassner, Rune. FSA, dokumenta¨rfotografi fra°n 30-talets USA [Trollha¨ttan]: ABF Bohus-A¨lvsborg, [1987] Call number: E169 .F93 1987
  • Hurley, F. Jack. Portrait of a Decade. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1972.
  • Just Before the War; Urban America from 1935 to 1941 As Seen by Photographers of the Farm Security Administration. [Los Angeles: Rapid Lithograph Co., 1968] Call number: E169 .J86
  • Kennedy, David M. Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • Kidd, Stuart. Farm Security Administration Photography, The Rural South, and the Dynamics of Image-Making, 1935-1943. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, c2004. Call number: TR820.5 .K53 2004
  • Lesy, Michael. Long Time Coming: A Photographic Portrait of America, 1935-1943. New York: Norton, c2002. Call number: E169 .L597 2002 FSA Carrel
  • Leuchtenberg, William E. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940. New York: Harper and Row, 1963.
  • McElvaine, Robert S. The Great Depression, America, 1929-1941. New York: Times Books, 1984.
  • Meyerowitz, Joel and Colin Westerbeck. Bystander: A History of Street Photography with a New Afterword on Street Photography since the 1970s. New York: Bulfinch, 2001.
  • Mora, Gilles and Beverly W. Brannan. FSA: The American Vision. New York: Abrams, c2006. Call number: TR820.5 .B736 2006
  • Newhall, Beaumont. "Documentary Approach to Photography." Parnassus March 1938: 3-6.
  • O'Neal, Hank. A Vision Shared: A Classic Portrait of America and Its People, 1935-1943. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1976.
  • Orbach, Barbara and Nicholas Natanson. "The Mirror Image: Black Washington in World War II Era Federal Photography," in Washington History 4, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 1992): 4-25.
  • Preston, Catherine L. In Retrospect: The Construction and Communication of a National Visual Memory. [Philadelphia, Pa.?]: 1995. Call number: TR820.5 .P72 1995 FSA
  • Rasmussen, Wayne D. A History of the Emergency Farm Labor Supply Program, 1943-47. Agriculture Monograph no. 13. Washington: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1951.
  • Raeburn, John. A Staggering Revolution: A Cultural History of Thirties Photography. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, c2006. Call number: TR653 .R342006
  • Robinson, Gerald H. Elusive Truth: Four Photographers at Manzanar. Nevada City, Calif.: C. Mautz, 2002. CALL NUMBER: D769.8.A6 R627 2002 //lccn.loc.gov/2003389687
  • Rosenheim, Jeff L., ed. Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Walker Evans: Documentary and Anti-Graphic Photographs. Steidl, 2004.
  • Schlesinger, Arthur, Jr. The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957.
  • Severin, Werner Joseph. Photographic Documentation by the Farm Security Administration, 1935-1942. 1959. Call number: TR23 .S48
  • Spicer, Edward H., Asael T. Hansen, Katherine Luomala, and Marvin K. Opler. Impounded People: Japanese-Americans in the Relocation Centers. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1969.
  • Stange, Maren. Symbols of Ideal Life: Social Documentary Photography in America, 1890-1950. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
  • Steichen, Edward, ed. The Bitter Years: 1935-1941; Rural America as seen by the Photographers of the Farm Security Administration. New York, Museum of Modern Art; distributed by Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y. [1962]. Call number: HN57 .A535 FSA Carrel
  • Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath. New York: Viking Press, 1939.
  • Stott, William. Documentary Expression in Thirties America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1973. Reprint. London: Oxford University Press, 1976.
  • Stryker, Roy Emerson and Nancy Wood. In This Proud Land. Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic society, 1973. Reprint. New York: Galahad Books, 1975.
  • Susman, Warren. Culture as History: The Transformation of American Society in the Twentieth Century. New York: Pantheon Books, 1984.
  • Thompson, Rose (collector). Hush, Child! Can't You Hear the Music? edited by Charles Beaumont ; foreword by John Stewart. Published/Created: Athens: University of Georgia Press, c1982. Call number: GR111.A47 H87 1982
  • United States. Department of Agriculture. The Negro in American Agriculture. [Washington, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940.]
  • United States. Office of War Information. Handbook of Emergency War Agencies. Washington: Government Printing Office, March 1943.
  • Vanderbilt, Paul. Guide to the Special Collections of Prints and Photographs in the Library of Congress. Washington: Library of Congress, 1955. Reprint. Wakefield, R.I.: Asphodel Press, 1997.
  • Winkler, Allan M. The Politics of Propaganda: The Office of War Information, 1942-1945. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978.
  • Works Progress Administration. Federal Writers' Project Life Histories. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.
  • The Years of Bitterness and Pride: Farm Security Administration, FSA photographs, 1935-1943. Walker Evans [et al.]. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1975. Call number: HC106.3 .Y4

FSA Color Photographs

  • Bound for Glory: America in Color, 1939-43. Introduction by Paul Hendrickson. New York: H.N. Abrams in association with the Library of Congress, 2004. Call number: TR820.5 .B685 2004.
  • Stein, Sally. "FSA Color: The Forgotten Document." Modern Photography (January 1979): 90-99, 162-64, 166.

FSA/OWI - By State

Alabama

  • Agee, James and Walker Evans. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1941. Revised edition, 1960.
  • Five Cent Cotton: Images of the Depression in Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.: Birmingham Public Library, 1982.

Arkansas

  • Counts, I. Wilmer. A Photographic Legacy. [Bloomington, Ind.]: I.W. Counts, 1979.

Colorado

  • Leonard, Stephen J. Trials and Triumphs: A Colorado Portrait of the Great Depression, with FSA Photographs. Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1993.

Connecticut

  • Eiseman, Alberta. In Touch with the Land: Images of Connecticut Farm Life, 1937-1985. [Hartford: Connecticut State Library] 1985.

Florida

  • Carlebach, Michael L. and Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr. Farm Security Administration Photographs of Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1993.

Georgia

  • Montgomery, Denise, Louis Schmier and David Williams. "The Other Depression: A Farm Administration Family in Carroll County, 1941. The Georgia Historical Quarterly 77, no. 4 (Winter 1993): 811-822.
  • Schmier, Louis and Denise Montgomery. "The Other Depression: The Black Experience in Georgia Through an FSA Photographer's Lens." The Georgia Historical Quarterly 78, no. 1, (Spring 1994): 133-148.

Illinois

  • Reid, Robert L. and Larry Viskochil, ed. Chicago and Downstate: Illinois as Seen by the Farm Security Administration Photographers, 1935-1943. Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1989.
  • Russell, Herbert K. A Southern Illinois Album: Farm Security Administration Photographs, 1936-1943. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1990.

Indiana

  • Reid, Robert L., ed. Back Home Again: Indiana in the Farm Security Administration Photographs, 1935-1943. Bloomington, Ind.: University Press, 1987.

Iowa

  • Zielinski, John M. Unknown Iowa: Farm Security photos. 1936-1941. Kalona, Iowa: Photo-Art Gallery Publications, 1977.

Kansas

  • Schulz, Constance B., editor. Bust to Boom: Documentary Photographs of Kansas, 1936 - 1949. Lawrence, Kans.: University Press of Kansas, 1996.

Kentucky

  • Brannan, Beverly W. and David Horvath, ed. A Kentucky Album. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1986.
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  • Dablow, Dean. The Rain Are Fallin: A Search for the People and Places Photographed by the Farm Security Administration in Louisiana, 1935-1943. Tollhouse, Calif.: Scrub Jay Press, 2001. Call number: TR820.5 .D34 2001 FSA

Maine

  • Doty, C. Stewart. Acadian Hard Times: the Farm Security Administration in Maine's St. John Valley, 1940-1943. Orono: University of Maine Press, 1991.

Michigan

  • Schulz, Constance B., ed. Michigan Remembered: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information, 1936-1943 with introductory essays by Constance B. Schulz and William H. Mulligan, Jr. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, c2001. Call number: F567 .M57 2001 Copy1

Minnesota

  • Reid, Robert L., ed. Picturing Minnesota, 1936-1943: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration. St. Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1989.

Mississippi

  • Black, Patti Carr. Mules & Mississippi. [Jackson]: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, 1980.

Missouri

  • Parker, Paul E. A Portrait of Missouri, 1935-1943: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, c2002. Call number: F466 .P265 2002 FSA Carrel

New Mexico

  • Colson, J.B. Far from Main Street: Three Photographers in Depression-era New Mexico: Russell Lee, John Collier, Jr., and Jack Delano. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1994.
  • Penn, Michael. "Con Nombre," On Wisconsin (Summer 2002). Available online: http://www.uwalumni.com/nombre.aspx External
  • Threads of Culture: Photography in New Mexico, 1939-1943, Russell Lee, John Collier, Jr., Jack Delano: The Pinewood Collection of FSA Photography. Santa Fe: Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, 1993.
  • Weigle, Marta, ed. Hispano Folklife of New Mexico: the Lorin W. Brown Federal Writers' Project Manuscripts. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1978.
  • Weigle, Marta, ed. New Mexicans in Cameo and Camera: New Deal Documentation of Twentieth-century Lives. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1985.
  • Weigle, Marta, comp. and ed. Women of New Mexico: Depression Era Images. Santa Fe, N.M.: Ancient City Press, 1993.
  • Wood, Nancy C. Heartland New Mexico: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration, 1935-1943. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989.
  • Wroth, William, ed. Russell Lee's FSA photographs of Chamisal and Penasco, New Mexico. Santa Fe, N. Mex.: Ancient City Press; Colorado Springs, Colo.: Taylor Museum of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1985.

Ohio

  • Carr, Carolyn Kinder. Ohio, a Photographic Portrait, 1935-1941: Farm Security Administration Photographs. Akron, Ohio: Akron Art Institute; Kent, Ohio: Distributed by Kent State University Press, 1980.

Pennsylvania

  • Cohen, Allen and Ronald L. Filippelli, compilers. Times of Sorrow & Hope: Documenting Everyday Life in Pennsylvania During the Depression and World War II: A Photographic Record with a foreword by Miles Orvell. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, c2003. Call number: F154 .T56 2003

Puerto Rico

  • [Meneses Pallares, Arturo] Rehabilitacio´n rural en los Estados Unidos, la obra de la Administracio´n de seguro agri´cola. Washington, D.C.: Unio´n panamericana, Oficina de informacio´n obrera y social, 1943. Call number: HD1765.1943 .M4 //lccn.loc.gov/43053642

South Carolina

  • Schulz, Constance B. A South Carolina Album, 1936-1948: Documentary Photography in the Palmetto State from the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Standard Oil of New Jersey. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1991.

Texas

  • Reid, Robert L. Picturing Texas: The FSA-OWI Photographers in the Lone Star State, 1935- 1943. Austin: Texas State Historical Assoc., 1994.

Utah

  • Cannon, Brian Q. Life and Land: the Farm Security Administration Photographers in Utah, 1936-1941. January 10-March 6, 1988, Peter S. Briggs, curator. [Salt Lake City, Utah]: Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University: Logan, Utah: Distributed by Utah State University Press, 1988.

Vermont

  • Graff, Nancy Price. Looking Back at Vermont: Farm Security Administration Photographs, 1936-1942. Middlebury, Vt.: Middlebury College Museum of Art; Hanover [N.H.]: c2002. Call number: F54 .G69 2002 FSA
  • Hastings, Scott E. and Elsie R. Hastings. Up in the Morning Early: Vermont Farm Families in the Thirties. Hanover, N. H.: University Press of New England, 1992.

Virginia

  • Johnson, Brooks. Mountaineers to Main Streets: the Old Dominion Seen Through the Farm Security Administration Photographs. Norfolk, Va: Chrysler Museum, 1985.
  • Martin-Perdue, Nancy and Charles L. Perdue, Jr. Talk about Trouble: a New Deal Portrait of Virginians in the Great Depression. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Photographers and Staff

  • Dixon, Penelope. Photographers of the Farm Security Administration: An Annotated Bibliography, 1930-1980. New York: Garland Publishing, 1983.
  • Fisher, Andrea. Let Us Now Praise Famous Women: Women Photographers for the U.S. Government, 1935 to 1944: Esther Bubley, Marjory Collins, Pauline Ehrlich, Dorothea Lange, Martha McMillan Roberts, Marion Post Wolcott, Ann Rosener, Louise Rosskam. New York: Pandora Press, 1987.

Esther Bubley

  • Bubley, Esther, photos, and Percy Knauth, text. A Mysterious Presence: Macrophotography of Plants. New York: Workman Publishing Company, 1979.
  • Bubley, Esther. Esther Bubley's World of Children in Photographs. New York: Dover Publications, 1981.
  • Bubley, Esther. The Photographs of Esther Bubley. Introduction by Melissa Fay Greene. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress; London: Giles, 2010. Call Number: TR820.5 .B45 2010 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel)
  • O'Neal. Hank. With photographs by Esther Bubley. Charlie Parker. Paris: Filipacchi, 1995. Printed in French only.
  • Selam, Millicent Ellis. How Puppies Grow. Photos by Esther Bubley. New York: Four Winds Press, 1971.
  • Selam, Millicent Ellis. How Kittens Grow. Photos by Esther Bubley. New York: Four Winds Press, 1973.
  • Yochelson, Bonnie with Tracy A. Schmid. Esther Bubley: On Assignment. New York: Aperture, c2005. Call number: TR140.B817 Y63 2005

Paul Carter

  • Carter, John Franklin. The Rectory Family. New York: Coward-McCann, 1937.

John Collier, Jr.

  • Adair, John, Kurt W. Deuschle, Clifford R. Barnett et al. Photographs by John Collier, Jr. People's Health: Medicine and Anthropology in a Navajo Community. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1988.
  • Collier, John and Anibal Buitron. The Awakening Valley. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1949. 199 pp.
  • Collier, John. Visual Anthropology: Photography as a Research Method. New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1967.
  • Doty, C. Stewart, Dale Sperry Mudge, Herbert John Benally, photographs by John Collier, Jr. Photographing Navajos: John Collier, Jr. on the Reservation, 1948-1953. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002.

Jack Delano

  • Blanco, Tomas. Los Aguinaldos del Infante: glosa de Epifania. With musical ornament by Jack Delano and illus. by Irene Delano. San Juan, P.R.: Pan American Book Co., 1954. Reprint Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1976.
  • The Conquest and Settlement of the Island of Boriquen or Puerto Rico. Illustrated by Jack and Irene Delano. Avon, Conn.: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. Selections from Historia General y Natural de las Indias by Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes.
  • Delano, Jack. Photographic Memories. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997.
  • Delano, Jack, Ronald E. Ostman and Royal D. Colle. Superfortress Over Japan: Twenty-four- Hours with a B-29. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International, 1996.
  • Delano, Jack. De San Juan a Ponce en el tren. Rio Piedras, P.R.: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1990.
  • Delano, Jack. El Dia que el pueblo se despidio de Munoz. Puerto Rico: Fundacion Luis Munoz Marin, 1987.
  • Delano, Jack. En busca del Maestro Rafael Cordero, with Irene Delano. Rio Piedras, P.R.: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1994.
  • Delano, Jack. Photographic Memories. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997.
  • Delano, Jack. The Photographs of Jack Delano. Introduction by Esmeralda Santiago. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress; London: Giles, 2010. Call Number: TR820.5 .D43 2010 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel)
  • Delano, Jack. ["Joaquin", pseud.]. That's Life. San Juan, P.R.: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1996.
  • Delano, Jack. Sabios arboles, magicos arboles. San Juan, P.R.: Division de Educacion de la Comunidad del Departamento de Instruccion Publica de Puerto Rico, 1975.
  • Olsen, Helen K. Stupid Peter and Other Tales. Illustrated by Jack and Irene Delano. New York: Random House, 1970.
  • Ostman, Ronald E. and Royal D. Colle. Superfortress over Japan: Twenty-four Hours with a B-29. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International, 1996.
  • Vale, James E. The Iron Horse at War: The United States Government's Photodocumentary Project on American Railroading during the Second World War. With 272 photos by Jack Delano. Berkeley: Howell-North Books, 1977.
  • Van Leeuwen, Jean. The Emperor's New Clothes. Illustrated by Jack and Irene Delano. New York: Random House, 1973.
  • Vidal, Teodoro. Las caretas de carton del Carnaval de Ponce. Fotografias por Jack Delano. Caparra Heights, San Juan, P.R.: Ediciones Alba, 1982.

Sheldon Dick

  • Mackie, Edith and Sheldon Dick. Mexican Journey: An Intimate Guide to Mexico. Illustrated with photographs by the authors. New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1935.

Walker Evans

  • Agee, James and Walker Evans. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1941.
  • Brannan, Beverly W. and Judith Keller. "Walker Evans: Two Albums in the Library of Congress," in History of Photography. (Washington, DC): 19, no. 1 (Spring 1995): 60-66.
  • Brix, Michael. Walker Evans, America. New York: Rizzoli , 1991.
  • Codrescu, Andrei. Walker Evans: Signs. California: Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1998.
  • Evans, Walker. American Photographs. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1938.
  • Evans, Walker. Papers. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.
  • Evans, Walker. Many Are Called. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1966.
  • Evans, Walker. Walker Evans. New York: Aperture Foundation, 1963.
  • Evans, Walker. Walker Evans at Work. New York: Harper and Row, 1982.
  • Evans, Walker, Andrei Codrescu and Judith Keller. Walker Evans: Cuba. Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2001.
  • Evans, Walker and Jeff L. Rosenheim. Walker Evans: Polaroids. Zurich/Berlin/New York: Scalo in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2001.
  • Evans, Walker, Luke Sante, Jeff L. Rosenheim, and James Agee. Many Are Called. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.
  • Galassi, Peter, et al. Walker Evans & Company. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2002.
  • Greenough, Sarah. Walker Evans Subways and Streets. Washington, DC: The National Gallery of Art, 1991.
  • Hill, John T. and Walker Evans. Walker Evans: Lyric Documentary. Go¨ttingen: Steidl, 2006.
  • Keller, Judith. Walker Evans: The Getty Museum Collection. Malibu, Ca.: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1995.
  • Kingston, Rodger. Walker Evans in Print: An Illustrated Bibliography. Bellmont, Mass.: P.R. Kingston Photographs, 1995.
  • Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division. Walker Evans: Photographs for the Farm Security Administration, 1935-1938; a catalog of photographic prints available from the Farm Security Administration collection in the Library of Congress. Introduction by Jerald C. Maddox. New York: Da Capo Press. 1973. Reprint 1975.
  • Mellow, James R. Walker Evans. New York: Basic Books, 1999. Mellow, James R. and Hilton Kramer. Walker Evans. New York: Basic Books, c1999. Call Number: TR140.E92 M45 1999
  • Mora, Gilles and John T. Hill. Walker Evans: The Hungry Eye.[translated from the French by Jacqueline Taylor]. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1993. Call Number:: TR654 .M63484 1993
  • Nau, Thomas. Walker Evans: Photographer of America. New Milford, Conn.: Roaring Brook Press, c2007. Call Number: TR140.E92 N38 2007
  • Rathbone, Belinda. Walker Evans: A Biography. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995.
  • Rosenheim, Jeff L. "Walker Evans and Jane Ninas in New Orleans, 1935-1936." New Orleans: The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1991.
  • Rosenheim, Jeff L., Alexis Schwarzenbach, and Walker Evans. Unclassified-- A Walker Evans Anthology: Selections from the Walker Evans Archive, Department of Photographs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Zurich/Berlin/New York: Scalo in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000.
  • Rosenheim, Jeff L, Maria Morris Hambourg, Douglas Eklund, and Mia Fineman. Walker Evans. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004.
  • Storey, Isabelle. Walker's Way: My Years with Walker Evans. Brooklyn, NY : PowerHouse Books.
  • Walker Evans. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1971.
  • Walker Evans: Photographs: [catalogue of] an exhibition circulated under the auspices of the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York [held at the] Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, 18 September-31 October 1976. Published/Created: [London]: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1976. Call number: TR820.5 .E9 1976
  • Javitz, Romana. Interviewed by Richard K. Doud. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, February 23, 1965.
  • Rathbone, Belinda. Walker Evans: A Biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Theodor Jung

  • Auer, Anna. Übersee Flucht und Emigration : österreichischer Fotografen, 1920-1940 = Exodus from Austria : Emigration of Austrian Photographers 1920-1940. [Vienna]: Kunsthalle Wien, c1997.
  • Auer, Anna. Interview with Richard K. Doud. San Francisco, CA, January 19, 1965. www.aaa.si.edu/oralhist/jung65.htm

Dorothea Lange

  • Borhan, Pierre. With essays by A.D. Coleman, Ralph Gibson, and Sam Stourdze. Dorothea Lange: The Heart and Mind of a Photographer. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 2002.
  • Brannan, Beverly and Kathy Ann Brown. Lange included in Library of Congress exhibition Women Come to the Front www.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0001.html
  • Conrat, Maisie and Richard Conrat. Executive Order 9066: The Internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1972.
  • Fulton, Marianne, ed. With text by Bonnie Yochelson and Kathleen A. Erwin. Pictorialism into Modernism. The Clarence H. White School of Photography. New York: Rizzoli, 1996. George Eastman House in Association with The Detroit Institute of Arts.
  • Gordon, Linda. Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits. London ; New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2009. Call Number: TR140.L3 G67 2009
  • Gordon, Linda and Gary Y. Okihiro, ed. Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment. New York: W.W. Norton, c2006. Call number: D769.8.A6 L35 2006 FSA
  • Heyman, Therese Thau. Celebrating a Collection: The Work of Dorothea Lange. Oakland: The Oakland Museum, 1978.
  • Lange, Dorothea. Farm Security Administration photographs, 1935-1939: From the Library of Congress / with writings by Paul S. Taylor; edited by Howard M. Levin and Katherine Northrup; introd. by Robert J. Doherty. Glencoe, Ill.: Text-Fiche Press, 1980. Call number: HN57 .L32 Micro
  • Lange, Dorothea. Interview by Richard Doud, May 22, 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. www.aaa.si.edu/oralhist/lange64.html
  • Meltzer, Milton. Dorothea Lange: A Photographer's Life. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1978.
  • Ohrn, Karin Becker. Dorothea Lange and the Documentary Tradition. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1960.
  • Partridge, Elizabeth, ed., Dorothea Lange: A Visual Life. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.
  • Partridge, Elizabeth, ed. Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange. New York: Viking, 1998.
  • Spirn, Anne Whiston. Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange's Photographs and Reports from the Field. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, c2008. Call number: HD1525 .S66 2008
  • Taylor, Paul S. and Dorothea Lange. An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion. New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1939. Reprint: Paris: Jean-Michel Place, 1999.
  • Russell Lee

  • Appel, Mary Jane. "Russell Werner Lee: The Man Who Made America's Portrait," essay in Russell Lee: A Centenary Exhibition. San Marcos, Texas State University: March 29-October 12, 2003.
  • Hurley, Jack. Russell Lee, Photographer. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Morgan and Morgan, 1978.
  • Lee, Russell. The Photographs of Russell Lee. Introduction by Nicholas Lemann. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress in association with Giles, 2008. Call Number: TR820.5 .L41956 2008 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel)
  • Lee, Russell. "Pie Town." Creative Camera 193/194 (July-August 1980): 246-53.
  • Wroth, William, ed. Russell Lee's FSA Photographs of Chamisal and Penasco, New Mexico. Santa Fe, NM: Ancient City Press, 1985.

Carl Mydans

  • Mydans, Carl. Carl Mydans, Photojournalist. With an interview by Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr. New York: Abrams, 1985.
  • Mydans, Carl. Interview with Richard Doud, New York, NY, April 29, 1964. www.aaa.si.edu/oralhist/mydans64.html
  • Mydans, Carl. The Photographs of Carl Mydans. Introduction by Annie Proulx. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2011. Call Number: TR820.5 .M93 2011 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel)
  • Gordon Parks

  • Bush, Martin H. The Photographs of Gordon Parks. Wichita, Kans.: Wichita State University, 1983.
  • Parks, Gordon. A Choice of Weapons. New York: Harper and Row, 1966, pp. 234-37.
  • Parks, Gordon. A Moment in Time: A History of Photography in America (American Documents). Film. Videocassette. Dist. Republic Pictures, 1975.
  • Parks, Gordon. Half Past Autumn: A Retrospective. Boston: Bulfinch Press, 1997.
  • Parks, Gordon. Moments Without Proper Names. (NY: Viking Press, 1975.)
  • Parks, Gordon. The Photographs of Gordon Parks. Introduction by Charles Johnson. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2011. Call Number: TR820.5 .P2755 2011 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel)
  • Parks, Gordon. To Smile in Autumn: a Memoir. (NY, London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1979.)
  • Parks, Gordon. Voices in the Mirror. (NY: Doubleday, 1990.)
  • Edwin Rosskam

  • Rosskam, Edwin, and Ruby A. Black, eds. Washington: Nerve Center. New York: Alliance Book Corp., 1939.
  • Rosskam, Edwin and Louise Rosskam. Towboat River. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1948.
  • Rosskam, Edwin. The Alien. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1964.
  • Rosskam, Edwin. Roosevelt, New Jersey: Big Dreams in a Small Town and What Time Did to Them. New York: Grossman, 1972.
  • Rosskam, Edwin. Interview with Richard Doud. www.aaa.si.edu/oralhist/rosska65.html
  • Rosskam, Edwin. "The making of a mural," [Handmade photobook presented by photographer-editor Edwin Rosskam to his mother, Christmas, 1942. Shows preparation of giant photomontage in Grand Central Station, NY, at the beginning of World War II] Prints and Photographs Division. Call number: PR 13 CN 1996:043. Served by advance appointment
  • Rosskam, Edwin. San Francisco, West Coast Metropolis. New York and Toronto: Alliance Book Corporation, Longmans, Green and Company: 1939.
  • Saretsky, Gary. "Documenting Diversity: Edwin Rosskam and the Photo Book, 1940-41." The Photo Review, Vol. 23, no. 4 (Fall 2000).
  • ---. 'She Worked Her Head Off:' Edwin and Louise Rosskam and the Golden Age of Documentary Photography Books." The Photo Review, Vol. 23, no. 4 (Fall 2002).
  • Stange, Maren. Bronzeville: Black Chicago in Pictures, 1941-1943. New York: The New Press, 2003.
  • Wright, Richard, and Edwin Rosskam. Twelve Million Black Voices: A Folk History of the Negro in the United States. New York: Viking Press, 1941.

Louise Rosskam

  • Rosskam, Louise. Interview with Gary Saretzky, Roosevelt, NJ, March 24, 2000. http://www.visitmonmouth.com/oralhistory/bios/RosskamLouise.htm
  • Rosskam, Louise. Interview with Richard Doud. www.aaa.si.edu/oralhist/rosska65.html
  • Rosskam, Louise. Lot 13349. Twenty prints by photojournalist Louise Rosskam and portraits of Rosskam taken by family and friends. Prints and Photographs Division. Library of Congress, Washington, DC
  • Arthur Rothstein
  • Rothstein, Arthur. Arthur Rothstein, Words and Pictures. New York : Amphoto/Billboard Publications, 1979.
  • Rothstein, Arthur. Color Photography Now. New York, American Photographic Book Pub. Co. 1970.
  • Rothstein, Arthur. "Direction in the Picture Story." The Complete Photographer 21 (10 April 1942): 1356-1363. Revised version in The Encyclopedia of Photography 7, edited by Willard D. Morgan. New York: Greystone Press, 1974.
  • Rothstein, Arthur. Documentary Photography. Boston: Focal Press, 1986.
  • Rothstein, Arthur, and William Saroyan. Look at us; let's see; here we are; look hard, speak soft; I see, you see, we all see; stop, look, listen; beholder's eye; don't look now, but isn't that you? (us? U.S.?) New York, Cowles Education Corp., 1967.
  • Rothstein, Arthur. Interview with Richard Doud. May 25, 1964. www.aaa.si.edu/oralhist/rothst64.htm
  • Rothstein, Arthur. The Photographs of Arthur Rothstein. Introduction by George Packer. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2011. Call Number: TR820.5 .R683 2011 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel)
  • Rothstein, Arthur. Photojournalism: Pictures for Magazines and Newspapers. New York, American Photographic Book Pub. Co. [1956]
  • Rothstein, Arthur. Unprocessed photographic collection. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
  • Rothstein, Arthur. Photojournalism. Garden City, N.Y.: Amphoto, 1979.
  • Rothstein, Arthur. "Versik Process (Microform): First Steps." Ph.D. diss., University of Chicago, 1979.
  • Saroyan, William. Look at Us; Let's See; Here We Are; Look Hard, Speak Soft; I See, You See, We All See; Stop, Look, Listen; Beholder's Eye; Don't Look Now, But Isn't That You? (Us? U.S.?). Photos. by Arthur Rothstein. New York: Cowles Education Corp., 1967.

Ben Shahn

  • Edwards, Susan H. "Ben Shahn: A New Deal Photographer in the Old South." Ph.D. diss., City University of New York, 1996.
  • Greenfeld, Howard. Ben Shahn: An Artist's Life. New York: Random House, 1998.
  • Kao, Deborah Kao, Laura Katzman, Jenna Webster. Ben Shahn's New York: The Photography of Modern Times. Cambridge, Mass.: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 2000.
  • Katzman, Laura. "The Politics of Media: Ben Shahn and Photography." Diss. Yale University, 1997.
  • Morse, John D., ed. Ben Shahn. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1972.
  • Pratt, Davis. The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1975.
  • Rodman, Selden. Portrait of the Artist as an American. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1951.
  • Shahn, Ben. The Photographs of Ben Shahn. Introduction by Timothy Egan. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress in association with Giles, 2008. Call Number: TR820.5 .S483 2008 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel)
  • Shahn, Ben. The Shape of Content. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1957. Reprint. New York: Vintage Books, 1969.
  • Shahn, Bernarda Bryson. Ben Shahn. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1972.

Roy Stryker

  • Plattner, Steven. Roy Stryker: U.S.A., 1943-1950. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1983.
  • Stryker, Roy E. and Paul H. Johnstone. "Documentary Photographs." In The Cultural Approach to History, edited by Caroline F. Ware. New York: Columbia University Press, 1940.
  • Stryker, Roy E. "Documentary Photography." The Complete Photographer 21 (10 April 1942): 1364-74. Revised version in The Encyclopedia of Photography 7, edited by Willard D. Morgan. New York: Greystone Press, 1974.
  • Stryker, Roy Emerson. Interview with Richard Doud. Montrose, Colo., 1963. www.aaa.si.edu/oralhist/stryke63.htm
  • Stryker, Roy and Mel Seidenberg, compilers, writers and editors. A Pittsburgh Album, 1758-1958; Two Hundred Years of Memories in Pictures and Text. [Pittsburgh? 1959]
  • Stryker, Roy, and Nancy C. Wood. In This Proud Land: America, 1935-1943, As Seen in the FSA Photographs. New York: Galahad Books, 1973.
  • Roy Stryker Papers, 1912-1972. Microfilm edition, Edited by David Horvath for the University of Louisville Photographic Archives. Teaneck, N.J., 1982, Chadwyck-Healey.
  • Thomas, Clarke M., Constance B. Schulz and Steven Wight Plattner. Witness to the Fifties. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999.
  • Tugwell, Rexford G., Thomas Munro and Roy Stryker. American Economic Life and the Means of Its Improvement. (2d rev. ed.) New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., 1925.

John Vachon

  • Hull, Anne. "John Vachon, Noted Cameraman, Departs." Greenbelt [Maryland] Cooperator 8, no. 8 (8 October 1943): 1-2.
  • Vachon, John. Interview with Richard Doud. www.aaa.si.edu/oralhist/vachon
  • Vachon, John; edited, with introductory texts, by Miles Orvell. John Vachon's America: Photographs and Letters from the Depression to World War II. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2003. Call number: TR140.V33 A4 2003 FSA Carrel
  • Vachon, John. The Photographs of John Vachon. Introduction by Kurt Andersen. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress; London: Giles, 2010. Call Number: TR820.5 .V32 2010 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel)
  • Vachon, John. Poland, 1946: The Photographs and Letters of John Vachon. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995.
  • Vachon, Ann, ed. Poland, 1946: The Photographs and Letters of John Vachon. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995.

Marion Post Wolcott

  • Hendrickson, Paul. Looking for the Light: The Hidden Life and Art of Marion Post Wolcott. New York: Knopf, 1992.
  • Hurley, F. Jack. Marion Post Wolcott: A Photographic Journey. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989.
  • Wolcott, Marion Post. Marion Post Wolcott: FSA Photographs. Introduction by Sally Stein. Carmel, California: Friends of Photography, 1983.
  • Wolcott, Marion Post. The Photographs of Marion Post Wolcott. Introduction by Francine Prose. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress in association with Giles, 2008. Call Number: TR820.5 .W654 2008 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel )

Topics

  • Ganzel, Bill. Dust Bowl Descent. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 1984.
  • Hazzard-Gordon, Katrina. Jookin': The Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-American Culture. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990.
  • Keller, Ulrich. The Highway as Habitat: A Roy Stryker Documentation. Santa Barbara, Calif.: University Art Museum, 1986.
  • Maharidge, Dale and Michael Williamson. And Their Children After Them: the Legacy of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, James Agee, Walker Evans, and the Rise and Fall of Cotton in the South. New York: Pantheon Books, 1989.
  • Natanson, Nicholas. The Black Image in the New Deal: The Politics of the FSA Photography. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1992.
  • Remsberg, Rich. Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music Photographs from the Great Depression. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c2010. Call Number: ML87 .R47 2010 (P&P Ref FSA Carrel )
  • Stoeckle, John D., and George Abbott White. Plain Pictures of Plain Doctoring. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1985.
  • Valle, James E. The Iron Horse at War: The United States Government's Photodocumentary Project on American Railroading during the Second World War. With 272 photos by Jack Delano. Berkeley: Howell-North Books, 1977.
  • White, George Abbott. "Vernacular Photography: FSA Images of Depression Leisure." Visual Communication 9, no. 1 (Winter 1983): 53-75.

Influences on the FSA-OWI Project

  • Smith, J. Russell. North America, Its People and the Resources, Development, and Prospects of the Continent as an Agricultural, Industrial, and Commercial Area. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1925.
  • Tugwell, Rexford G., Thomas Munro, and Roy E. Stryker. American Economic Life. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1925.

Publications Influenced by the FSA-OWI

  • MacLeish, Archibald. Land of the Free. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1938.
  • McCamy, James L. Government Publicity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1939.
  • Nixon, Herman Clarence. Forty Acres and Steel Mules. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1938.
  • Raper, Arthur F. Tenants of the Almighty. New York: Macmillan Co., 1943.
  • Richardson, Lewis Cutter. Puerto Rico, Caribbean Crossroads. New York: U.S. Camera Publishing Corp., [1947].

For Young Readers

  • Andryszewski, Tricia. The Dust Bowl: Disaster on the Plains. Brookfield, Connecticut: Millbrook Press, 1993.
  • Evans, Walker. Something Permanent. Poetry by Cynthia Rylant. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1994.
  • Farris, John. The Dust Bowl. San Diego: Lucent Books, 1989.
  • Hesse, Karen. Out of the Dust. New York: Scholastic Press, 1997.
  • Rylant, Cynthia. Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1991.
  • Stanley, Jerry. Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpath Camp. New York:Crown, 1992.
  • Turner, Robyn Montanna. Dorothea Lange. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1994.

Related Web Sites

Photographers' and Organizations' Papers

  • Collins, Marjory. Papers. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Delano, Jack. Papers. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Documenting America, 1935-1943, Project Records. Supplementary Archives, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information. "Written Records of the Farm Security Administration, Historical Section--Office of War Information, Overseas Picture Division, Washington Section Collection," Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Call number: LOT 12024 [View description]
  • Lange, Dorothea. Interview by Richard Doud, 22 May 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Lange, Dorothea. Papers. Oakland Museum of Art. Oakland, California.
  • Parks, Gordon. Interview by Richard Doud, 28, April 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Stryker, Roy E. Papers. Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Stryker, Roy E. Papers. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Wolcott, Marion Post. Papers. Center for Creative Photography. Tucson, Arizona.
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