Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee, was a New York city freelance news photographer from the 1930s to the 1950s. Here he talks about his career and gives advice to those wanting to become news photographers.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the FSA and commissioned exceptional photographers such as Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans to chronicle the impact of the Great Depression on the people of America.
A documentary for National History Day about the photojournalist Lewis Hine.
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In this episode, David Wooters discusses the iconic Powerhouse Mechanic by Lewis H. Hine. Mr. Wooters is the archivist of the photo collection at George Eastman House International Center of Photography and Film and takes care of over 40,000 photographs within the collection.
Award-winning photojournalist Esther Bubley is recognized for both her artistic composition and her superb story telling ability. Bubley’s career in documentary photography and photojournalism was launched in 1942 when Roy Stryker hired her to work in his dark room at the Office of War Information (OWI), where his famed Farm Security Administration (FSA) photographic project […]
Photo exhibit at Pro-Jex Gallery in Austin, Texas of Farm Security Administration era photographs from the 1930’s and 1940’s. Documents the lives of everyday Americans during the Great Depression. Photographers include Walker Evans, Russell Lee, Marion Post Wolcott and others. Photo Exhibit at Pro-Jex Gallery in Austin, Texas. Opening Reception on March 21, 2009. Exhibit […]