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Roy Emerson Stryker papers [microfilm], 1932-1964

Catalog Data

Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Vachon, John  Search this
Wolcott, Marion Post  Search this
Collier, John, Jr.  Search this
Delano, Jack  Search this
Evans, Walker  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Lee, Russell  Search this
Locke, Edwin  Search this
Rothstein, Arthur  Search this
United States  Search this
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
9 Microfilm reels
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.
Roy Emerson Stryker papers [microfilm], 1932-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm 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.
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.
Language Note:
English .
Papers lent for microfilming 1963-1966 by Roy Stryker.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Documentary photography -- United States  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art