A Portrait of Missouri, 1935-1943: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration

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Among FDR s most important New Deal programs were those created to address rural poverty and a depressed farm economy. In 1935, several such programs were consolidated into the Resettlement Administration, which in 1937 became the Farm Security Administration (FSA). For the next six years, the FSA stayed at the center of a turbulent battle over the shift from regional to national authority. One tool the FSA used to defend itself against political attacks was its Photographic Section, under the direction of Roy Stryker. ...

A Portrait of Missouri, 1935-1943: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration 2002, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826214386

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