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United States Farm Security Administration

Overview
Works: 1,200 works in 1,616 publications in 1 language and 29,350 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Catalogs  Biography  Exhibition, pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Aerial photographs  Photographs  Folklore 
Roles: Other, Editor
Classifications: TR820.5, 779.93092630973
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12 million black voices by Richard Wright( Book )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12 Million Black Voices, first published in 1941, combines Wright's prose with startling photographs selected by Edwin Rosskam from the Security Farm Administration files compiled during the Great Depression. The photographs include works by such giants as Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, and Arthur Rothstein. From crowded, rundown farm shacks to Harlem storefront churches, the photos depict the lives of black people in America - their misery and weariness under rural poverty, their spiritual strength, and their lives in northern ghettos. Wright's accompanying text eloquently narrates the story of these 90 pictures and delivers a powerful commentary on the origins and history of black oppression in this country. - Back cover
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 by Library of Congress( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bound for glory : America in color, 1939-43 by Paul Hendrickson( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 180 full-color photographs from the Library of Congress's Farm Security Administration collection, taken by FSA photographers from 1939 to 1943, creating a portrait of America as it began to emerge from the Great Depression and prepared to fightWorld War II
A Vision shared : a classic portrait of America and its people, 1935-1943 by Hank O'Neal( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long time coming : a photographic portrait of America, 1935-1943 by Michael Lesy( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long Time Coming is derived from the 145,000 photographs made between 1935 and 1943 by a team of now-famous photographers employed by the Farm Security Administration (FSA), whose ranks included Arthur Rothstein, Ben Shahn, Dorothea Lange, and Walker Evans. We are all familiar with the iconic images of poverty that are usually associated with the project. The agency's mission, however, went well beyond photographing dispossessed rural people, and this book is proof. It includes 410 remarkable images made in large cities (including New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, Omaha, and Pittsburgh) as well as dozens of small towns and villages throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. These are images that have rarely been seen - some twenty percent have never been published before - images that present a portrait of a vanished America, a visual record of everyday existence that enhances and enlarges our assumptions about the era." "Setting the pictures in context, Michael Lesy's iconoclastic, groundbreaking text intercuts excerpts from primary and secondary sources (some given as "assigned reading" to the project photographers) with an extended look at Roy Stryker, the FSA's controversial director. It presents the FSA photographs in a very different light from the bleak vision to which we are accustomed."--Jacket
In this proud land : America 1935-1943 as seen in the FSA photographs by Roy Emerson Stryker( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago and downstate : Illinois as seen by the Farm Security Administration photographers, 1936-1943 by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothea Lange : Farm Security Administration photographs, 1935-1939 : from the Library of Congress by Dorothea Lange( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Times of sorrow & hope : documenting everyday life in Pennsylvania during the Depression and World War II : a photographic record( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mountaineers to main streets : the Old Dominion seen through the Farm Security Administration photographs by Brooks Johnson( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Years of bitterness and pride : Farm Security Administration, FSA photographs, 1935-1943( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected problems in the law of water rights in the West by Wells A Hutchins( Book )

5 editions published between 1942 and 1971 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heartland New Mexico : photographs from the Farm Security Administration, 1935-1943 by Nancy C Wood( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American photographers of the depression : Farm Security Administration photographs, 1935-1942( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picturing Minnesota, 1936-1943 : photographs from the Farm Security Administration( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back home again : Indiana in the Farm Security Administration photographs, 1935-1943( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern Illinois album : Farm Security Administration photographs, 1936-1943 by Herbert K Russell( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trials and triumphs : a Colorado portrait of the Great Depression with FSA photographs by Stephen J Leonard( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Security Administration (FSA) collection, to bring 1930s Colorado alive. Leonard tells the story of ordinary people under extraordinary circumstances fighting for food, shelter, and dignity: dry-land farmers coping with dust storms; miners attempting to unionize; Hispanic farm laborers struggling to survive; and thousands of people mailing chain letters filled with dimes. Trials and Triumphs also explores the decade's personalities, events, controversies, and
Little waters : a study of headwater streams & other little waters, their use and relations to the land by Harlow S Person( Book )

6 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Department of Agriculture

controlled identityUnited States. Farmers Home Administration

controlled identityUnited States. Resettlement Administration

controlled identityUnited States. War Food Administration. Office of Production

ASA

F.S.A.

F.S.A. (United States. Farm Security Administration)

Farm Security Administration

FSA

FSA (United States. Farm Security Administration)

FSAプロジェクト

Lauksaimniecības nodrošināšanas pārvalde

United States. Administracin de Seguro Agricola

United States. Department of Agriculture. Farm Security Administration

United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Farm Security Administration

United States. War Food Administration. Office of Production. Farm Security Administration

USA FSA

USA Resettlement Administration

Languages
English (146)

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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 CongressBound for glory : America in color, 1939-43Long time coming : a photographic portrait of America, 1935-1943Chicago and downstate : Illinois as seen by the Farm Security Administration photographers, 1936-1943Times of sorrow & hope : documenting everyday life in Pennsylvania during the Depression and World War II : a photographic recordAmerican photographers of the depression : Farm Security Administration photographs, 1935-1942Picturing Minnesota, 1936-1943 : photographs from the Farm Security AdministrationBack home again : Indiana in the Farm Security Administration photographs, 1935-1943