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Jack Delano papers, 1939-1943

Creator:
Delano, Jack, 1914-1997
Subject:
Stryker, Roy Emerson
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
75 items (on 1 microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American Art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence, mostly with Roy Stryker, Chief of the Historical Section of the Farm Security Administration. Stryker gives Delano his field assignments as a traveling photographer; discusses FSA policy, photographic techniques; his own philosophy about the work; change in budget and focus because of defense emphases; the war; subjects to photograph; activities of other personnel; and personal matters.
Citation:
Jack Delano papers, 1939-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 21 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Jack Delano, after microfilming. Some of the papers were subsequently donated to the Library of Congress; some are on deposit at the Luis Munoz Marin Foundation, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Illustrator, photographer; New York, N.Y. Born 1914. Delano was a photographer for the Farm Security Administration photography project which documented urban and rural America during the Depression.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1965 by Jack Delano.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
New Deal, 1933-1939
Photographers
Photography
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9300
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211495
AAA_collcode_delajack
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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