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Roy Emerson Stryker papers [microfilm], 1932-1964

Creator:
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975
Subject:
Collier, John
Delano, Jack
Evans, Walker
Lange, Dorothea
Lee, Russell Werner
Locke, Edwin
Rothstein, Arthur
Vachon, John
Wolcott, Marion Post
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
9 microfilm reels.
Summary:
Papers documenting Stryker's career as the head of the Farm Security Administration's photographic section, including correspondence with John Collier, Jack Delano, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Edwin Locke, Arthur Rothstein, John Vachon, Marion Post Wolcott and others; reports; articles on Stryker and the FSA; publications; speeches; photographs and miscellaneous materials.
Citation:
Roy Emerson Stryker papers [microfilm], 1932-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels NDA 4, NDA 8-9, NDA 24-26, and NDA 30-31 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in University of Louisville, Ekstrom Library, Special Collections Photographic Archives, Louisville, Ky.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Director of the Farm Security Administration Historical Section; Washington, D.C. Under Stryker the Photographic project of the FSA documented the drought, poverty and despair of rural and urban America during the Depression.
Provenance:
Papers lent for microfilming 1963-1966 by Roy Stryker.
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Photography
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Documentary photography
Federal aid to the arts
Federal aid to the public welfare
New Deal, 1933-1939
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9492
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211690
AAA_collcode_stryroyp
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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