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Summary:Looks at the result achieved when photographers were commissioned to reflect the world or certain aspects of it, focusing on the Farm Security Administration which set out to document the United States in the 1930s.
Contributor:Shepherd, Geoff
Gavin, Barrie
Lloyd, Valerie
Provider:Channel Four (Great Britain)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
HTV West (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:not captured
Topical subjects:Documentary photography United States History
Photography, Agricultural United States History
Photography, Industrial United States History
United States. Farm Security Administration
Credits:Narrator, Diana Quick.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Films@UM Browse terms:Fine Arts, Photography
American Culture, History
Collection:Films@UM
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