Photography 1920s – 40s

Gordon Parks’ American Gothic, 1943

Lewis Hine, Power House Mechanic. 1920. Library of Congress.

SPAIN. Cordoba front. 1936. Death of a Loyalist Militiaman by Robert Capa. Magnum Photos.

Iwo Jima 1945. Joe Rosenthal, The Associated Press

Mahatma Gandhi, Margaret Bourke-White, Life Magazine.

Ansel Adams

CSpan American Artifacts describes the origins of the Farm Services Administration photography program, including some of the new technologies then and archival methods now.