Picturing Minnesota, 1936-1943 : photographs from the Farm Security Administration (Book, 1989) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Picturing Minnesota, 1936-1943 : photographs from the Farm Security Administration

Author: Robert L Reid; United States. Farm Security Administration.
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Picturing Minnesota brings together the best of the images taken in Minnesota from the collection of photographs commissioned by the Farm Security Administration during the depression era and the advent of World War II. Among the photographers represented here are John Vachon, a native of St. Paul, Russell Lee, Jack Delano, Arthur Rothstein and Marion Post Wolcott. Outstanding as photographic works of art, these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Picturing Minnesota, 1936-1943.
St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1989
(OCoLC)777376869
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Reid; United States. Farm Security Administration.
ISBN: 0873512472 9780873512473 0873512480 9780873512480
OCLC Number: 20265538
Description: viii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Contents: The Cutover region. -FSA projects. -The Twin Cities. -Workers in towns and cities. -Lumberjacks. -The iron ranges. -A farm family. -Workers in the countryside. -Road, rails, and waterways. -Leisure time. -World War II.
Responsibility: edited with text by Robert L. Reid.

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"Picturing Minnesota brings together the best of the images taken in Minnesota from the collection of photographs commissioned by the Farm Security Administration during the depression era and the advent of World War II. Among the photographers represented here are John Vachon, a native of St. Paul, Russell Lee, Jack Delano, Arthur Rothstein and Marion Post Wolcott. Outstanding as photographic works of art, these pictures are unique in their ability to convey the details of life in Minnesota during those years"--Publisher's description from lensculture.com.
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