WorldCat Identities

Rosskam, Louise 1910-2003

Overview
Works: 28 works in 31 publications in 2 languages and 424 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Photographer, Author
Classifications: F354, 917.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louise Rosskam
Towboat river by Edwin Rosskam( Book )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary book about towboats on the Mississippi, Ohio, and tributary rivers
Re-viewing documentary : the photographic life of Louise Rosskam by Laura Katzman( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mock wedding, N Street SW, Washington, D.C by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Participants in a parade costumed as a pioneer wedding party
Oral history interview with Edwin and Louise Rosskam by Edwin Rosskam( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Edwin Rosskam speaks of his background and youth in Germany; coming to the United States; his education in painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; the early development of his interest in photography; getting his photojournalism career started; joining the Farm Security Administration and working under Roy Stryker; the view of America presented by the work produced by the FSA; photography exhibits he has done; the effect upon him of the people he met and photographed during his FSA career; the political impact of the FSA; applications and uses of the photographs produced by the FSA; the project's strengths and weaknesses; books and other projects he has contributed to. He recalls Roy Stryker, Dorothea Lange, Marion Post Wolcott, John Vachon, and the novelist Richard Wright. Louise Rosskam discusses the impact upon her of the people who were photographed, propagandistic aspects of the work, and the impact of the FSA project on photojournalism
[Viviana Muñoz Mendoza preparando un vaso de leche] by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1946 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Watching for the parade, N Street SW, Washington, D.C by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Child seated on a curb, with a military band behind
The day after we got here a man came and talked to my daddy. "There's a school," he says, "and we want your boy in it" Exhausted boy asleep at desk, migrant school, Cranbury, New Jersey, 1966 by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photo no. 16a shows a man standing in a classroom pointing toward the front of the room, there are three African American students seated at desks, one with hand raised; photo no. 16b shows an exhausted student slumped over his desk, apparently asleep
[Students being measured for height, at school for children of migrant workers in New Jersey] by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Elk Basin, Wyo., July 1944 - C.W. Trimble, derrick man for the Noble drilling corp., riding the elevator at a Carter oil co. well by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph shows C.W. Trimble hanging onto the steel rigging suspended from a large hook that he is using to ride to the top of an oil derrick at an oil field in Elk Basin, Wyoming
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information color slides and transparencies collection (Library of Congress)( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary images of life and culture in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Farm Security Administration images focus on rural areas, depicting farming, mining, forestry, migrant labor, children, and fairs. Includes particularly extensive coverage of Afro-Americans, but also includes whites, Hispanic Americans, and islanders. Office of War Information images cover civilian training during World War II, civil engineering (especially dam construction and operation of the Tennessee Valley Authority), factories and industrial labor, women working in the defense industry, transportation (particularly by railroad and by air), World War II mobilization, military facilities (with an emphasis on air bases), scenes related to national security and civil service, and war industries. Includes scenes of mountains, rivers, forests, other natural features, and towns. Also includes some historic sites and monuments
Munos Marin, Puerto Rico, 1946 by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Men gathered around a picnic table, engaged in serious discussion
[Mock wedding, N Street SW, Washington, D.C.] by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Participants in a parade costumed as a pioneer wedding party, seen emerging from a house
[Woman wearing a Roosevelt campaign button standing before a banner, "Board of elections meets [her]e"] by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Muñoz Marín en su oficina jardín reunido con Sierra Berdecía y Alberto Sánchez] by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1946 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Portrait of Will Rogers, Jr., half-length, standing next to a statue of his father] by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Firma del convenio colectivo entre la Puerto Rico Glass Corporation y la Unión de Empleados de la Industria de Cristal] by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Woman waiting for land lottery, Puerto Rico, 1946 by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Woman standing, waiting with her hand pressed to her mouth
[Photographs] by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Washington, D.C. May, 1943. Victory gardens in the Northwest section by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show Washington, D.C. Victory gardens in the Northwest section. Displays of tools in hardware store, purchasing tools and seed. Girls with tools going to work in park plots. Overall views of gardens in parks with groups and families working. Breaking ground with plow and tractor. Seedlings started at home in paper cups. Planting, setting out seedlings, cultivating in early stages. Garden bulletin board
Exhausted boy asleep at desk, migrant school, Cranbury, New Jersey, 1956 by Louise Rosskam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photograph showing a student leaning over his desk. On verso, photograph of students and teacher in classroom, and caption: The day after we got here a man came and talked to my daddy. "There's a school," he says, "and we want your boy in it."
 
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Re-viewing documentary : the photographic life of Louise Rosskam
Alternative Names
Louise Rosskam American photographer

Louise Rosskam Amerikaans fotografe (1910-2003)

Louise Rosskam amerikansk fotograf

Rosenbaum, Louise 1910-2003

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