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Picturing faith : photography and the Great Depression

Picturing faith : photography and the Great Depression

Author: Colleen McDannell
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In the midst of the Great Depression, the American government initiated one of the biggest photographic projects ever undertaken. This publication contains the images captured by Dorothea Lange,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen McDannell
ISBN: 0300104308 9780300104301
OCLC Number: 937271210
Description: 319 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introducing Americans to America --
Enduring faith --
Churches without people --
Another South --
Christian charity --
New Mexico's patriots --
Farming Jews --
The Negro church --
City congregations --
Project's end.
Responsibility: Colleen McDannell.


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"This is a unique and fascinating book. Picturing Faith will enliven our understanding of both American religion and the Great Depression. Colleen McDannell superbly integrates photography with Read more...

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