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Finding Aid for the Collection of Photographs from the U.S. Farm Security Administration and the U.S. Office of War Information, 1930-1945
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Collection consists of a selection from the U.S. Farm Security Administration (FSA) photography project of the depression years representing the work of many well-known photographers, and from the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI) reflecting efforts on the home front. The prints, 20 × 25.5 cm., were made from the original negatives in the Library of Congress. FSA photographers include Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Carl Mydans, and Arthur Rothstein. OWI subjects include: airplanes, baseball players, Winston Churchill, Fort Benning, Japanese Americans, Liberia, Marine Corps women, Negro workers, Eddie Rickenbacker, shipbuilding, steel industry, tin, War Production Board, and women in essential services.
21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.