Film, VideoDocumenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photo Collection with Carl Fleischhauer (Journeys and Crossings, Library of Congress Digital Reference Section) Carl Fleischhauer, co-author of a book about the FSA-OWI photo collection, uses Webcast 1, “About the FSA Collection,” to sketch the history of this famous project that documented American life from the Great Depression to the first years of World War II. In Webcast 2, “Learning from the FSA Collection,” Carl explains how to use the photographs and other materials to better understand the...
- Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
Film, VideoConstance Carter: Plant Hunters (Journeys and Crossings, Library of Congress Digital Reference Section) Constance Carter, Head of the Science Reference Section, Library of Congress, describes the work of the intrepid group of scientists from the U.S. and beyond who traveled the world collecting plants to enrich botanical knowledge and their nations gardens. (Plant Hunters, Journeys and Crossings, Library of Congress, Digital Reference Section).
- Contributor: Carter, Constance