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Picturing the century : one hundred years of photography from the National Archives

Author: Bruce I Bustard; United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Archives and Records Administration in association with the University of Washington Press, Seattle, ©1999.
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To mark the end of the 20th century, Picturing the Century selects 200 photographs from one of the world's largest photographic archives, the vast collections of the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC, regional records facilities, and Presidential libraries. The photographs depict momentous events, illustrate changes in American society, capture the hopes and fears of the American people.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce I Bustard; United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
ISBN: 0295977728 9780295977720
OCLC Number: 39849571
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC from March 1999 to Jan. 2001.
Description: vii, 136 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Picturing the century --
A new century --
The Great War & the New Era --
The Great Depression & the New Deal --
A world in flames --
Postwar America --
Century's end.
Responsibility: by Bruce I. Bustard.

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To mark the end of the 20th century, Picturing the Century selects 200 photographs from one of the world's largest photographic archives, the vast collections of the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC, regional records facilities, and Presidential libraries. The photographs depict momentous events, illustrate changes in American society, capture the hopes and fears of the American people. At the same time, they demonstrate the role of government photography in the United States. Photographs from the vast collections of the National Archives and Records Administration, including the Presidential libraries, depict momentous events & capture the hopes and fears of the American people throughout the 20th century. Includes work by Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lane, Walter Lubken, Lewis Hine, George Ackerman, Charles Fenno Jacobs, Yoichi Okamoto, & Dany Lyon.

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