Photographing Navajos: John Collier Jr. on the Reservation, 1948-1953

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In the early 1950s the great anthropological photographer John Collier Jr. made nearly 1,000 photographs documenting Navajo life in Fruitland, New Mexico, near the Four Corners. Lost until recently in archives far from the Southwest, most of these photos have never before been published. The authors of this book have assembled a selection of Collier??'s Navajo photographs showing the changes in post-World War II reservation life. This was the period when cash-crop agriculture and wage work began to supplant the traditional ...

Photographing Navajos: John Collier Jr. on the Reservation, 1948-1953 2002, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826324382

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