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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975.
American photographs.
[New York] The Museum of Modern Art [©1938]
(OCoLC)646992996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walker Evans; Lincoln Kirstein; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),; Spiral Press,
OCLC Number: 6538590
Notes: "Five thousand copies of this book have been printed for the Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art by the Spiral Press, New York from plates made by Beck Engraving Company. Of the edition, 1315 copies have been reserved for members of the Museum."--Colophon.
Includes errata slip.
Description: 198 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: License photo studio, New York, 1934 ; Penny picture display, Savannah, 1936 ; Faces, Pennsylvania Town, 1936 ; Political poster, Massachusetts Village, 1929 ; Sidewalk and shopfront, New Orleans, 1935 ; Negro barber shop interior, Atlanta, 1936 ; Joe's auto graveyard, Pennsylvania, 1936 ; Roadside gas sign, 1929 ; Lunch wagon detail, New York, 1931 ; Parked car, small town main street, 1932 ; Coney Island Boardwalk, 1929 ; A bench in the Bronx on Sunday, 1933 ; Torn movie poster, 1930 ; Alabama cotton tenant farmer wife, 1936 ; New York state farm interior, 1931 ; Child in back yard, 1932 ; Girl in Fulton Street, New York, 1929 ; Interior of negro preacher's house, Florida, 1933 ; 42nd St., 1929 ; Citizen in downtown Havana, 1932 ; Houses in negro quarter of Tupelo, Mississippi, 1936 ; Alabama tenant farmer family singing hymns, 1936 ; Interior detail, West Virginia coal miner's house, 1935 ; Sidewalk in Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936 ; Garage in southern city outskirts, 1936 ; Main Street of county seat, Alabama, 1936 ; Main Street, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1931 ; Main Street of Pennsylvania Town, 1935 ; Battlefield monument, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936 ; Havana policeman, 1932 ; Sons of the American Legion, 1936 ; American Legionnaire, 1936 ; Coal dock worker, 1932 ; Minstrel showbill, 1936 ; Roadside stand near Birmingham, 1936 ; Savannah negro quarter, 1935 ; New Orleans boarding house, 1935 ; Interior detail of Portuguese house, 1930 ; Main street faces, 1935 ; Posed portraits, New York, 1931 ; Couple at Coney Island, New York, 1928 ; Minstrel showbill detail, 1936 ; Hudson Street boarding house detail, New York, 1931 ; Arkansas flood refugee, 1937 ; People in summer, New York state town, 1930 ; Birmingham boarding house, 1936 ; Houses and billboards in Atlanta, 1936 ; South Street, New York, 1932 ; South Street, New York, 1932 ; Louisiana Plantation house, 1935. --
Part 2: Stamped tin relic, 1929 ; View of Easton, Pennsylvania, 1936 ; Part of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, 1936 ; Street and graveyard in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1936 ; Two-family houses in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1936 ; Roadside view, Alabama coal area company town, 1936 ; Westchester, New York, Farmhouse, 1931 ; Mississippi land, 1936 ; Louisiana factory and houses, 1935 ; Birmingham Steel mill and workers' houses, 1936 ; Factory Street in Amsterdam, New York, 1930 ; Company houses, Scott's Run, West Virginia, 1935 ; Country store and gas station, Alabama, 1936 ; Mississippi sternwheller at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936 ; Church of the Nazarene, Tennessee, 1936 ; Wooden church, South Carolina, 1936 ; Greek temple building, Natchez, Mississippi, 1936 ; Negro church, South Carolina, 1936 ; Connecticut frame house, 1933 ; Millworkers' houses in Willimantic, Connecticut, 1931 ; Frame houses in Virginia, 1936 ; Frame houses in Virginia, 1936 ; New Orleans houses, 1935 ; Greek revival doorway, New York City, 1934 ; Wooden gothic house, Massachusetts, 1930 ; Wooden houses, Boston, 1930 ; Gothic gate cottage near Poughkeepsie, New York, 1931 ; Detail of a frame house in Ossining, New York, 1931 ; Main Street block, Sema, Alabama, 1936 ; Butcher sign, Mississippi, 1936 ; Maine pump, 1933 ; Jigsaw house at Ocean City, New Jersey, 1931 ; Hotel porch, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1930 ; Wooden gothic house new Nyack, New York, 1931 ; French quarter house in New Orleans, 1935 ; Tin relic, 1930.
Responsibility: Walker Evans ; with an essay by Lincoln Kirstein.

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