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Picturing Arizona : the photographic record of the 1930s

Author: Katherine G Morrissey; Kirsten M Jensen
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2005.
Series: Southwest Center series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The more than one hundred images--by well-known photographers such as Dorothea Lange and Laura Gilpin as well as by an array of less familiar ones--places the work of local Arizonans alongside that of federal photographers both to illuminate the impact of the Depression on the state's distinctive racial and natural landscapes and to show the influence of differing cultural agendas on the photographic record.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Picturing Arizona.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2005
(OCoLC)971575159
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine G Morrissey; Kirsten M Jensen
ISBN: 9780816522712 0816522715 9780816522729 0816522723
OCLC Number: 57893817
Description: xvi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: Picturing Arizona / Martha A. Sandweiss --
1. Constructing an image of the depression: Aesthetic visions and New Deal photography in Arizona / Betsy Fahlman --
2. Migrant labor children in Depression-Era Arizona / Katherine G. Morrissey --
3. Refusing to be "Undocumented": Chicana/os in Tucson during the depression years / Lydia R. Otero --
4. Casa Grande Valley Farms: Experimenting with the human and economic phases of agriculture / Brian Q. Cannon --
5. Dorethea Lange and Russell Lee: Documenting and imagining women / Kirsten M. Jensen --
6. Pictures for sale: Making a living through photography / Evelyn S. Cooper --
7. Paper faces: Photographs of Navajos and Hopis / Margaret Regan --
8. Scientific photography? Cameras and 1930s Southwestern archaeology / Katherine G. Morrissey and Nancy J. Parezo --
9. Dams and erosion: Interpretations and representations of Arizona's environment / Katherine G. Morrissey --
Appendix: Where to find 1930s photographs in Arizona.
Series Title: Southwest Center series.
Responsibility: edited by Katherine G. Morrissey and Kirsten M. Jensen.
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The more than one hundred images--by well-known photographers such as Dorothea Lange and Laura Gilpin as well as by an array of less familiar ones--places the work of local Arizonans alongside that of federal photographers both to illuminate the impact of the Depression on the state's distinctive racial and natural landscapes and to show the influence of differing cultural agendas on the photographic record. Includes essays by a variety of authors on life in 1930s Arizona and the photographers who documented it.

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"From the images and insights of the authors, readers will gain a new appreciation of how one state weathered our nation's toughest times"--Holbrook Tribune-News"The text helps to fill in some of the Read more...

 
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