View Full Version : America in Color: 1939-1943
12-20-2010, 10:18 AM
Photographers working for the FSA/OWI were sent out to photograph the effects of the Depression and, later, the war effort, on rural and small-town America. Some of them were color slides. And they are amazing evocations of another era:
12-23-2010, 05:58 PM
If you are interested in these types of photographs, you should take a look at the work of Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans. There were a bunch of other photographers involved in the movement, but those two are probably the most famous. As I majored in photography, I had to learn a LOT about this era, which (if you want to Google it) was called the "FSA" or "Farm Security Administration" movement.
12-27-2010, 06:12 AM
Those were really fantastic, thanks for sharing : )
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