Symbols of ideal life : social documentary photography in America, 1890-1950 /

Saved in:
Main Author: Stange, Maren.
Format: Book
Language:English
Subjects:
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Main Author:Stange, Maren.
Summary:

The documentary style that dominates American photography had its origins in the social reform publicity campaigns of the turn of the century. This book traces the history of this genre and its main participants, including Jacob Riis, Lewis Hine, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Ben Shahn, and Russell Lee.

Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.

General Notes:Includes index.
Physical Description:xvii, 190 p. : illus.
Bibliography:Bibliography: p.149
ISBN:0521324416