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Symbols Of Ideal Life: Social Documentary Photography In America, 1890 1950 Maren Stange

Symbols Of Ideal Life: Social Documentary Photography In America, 1890 1950

Maren Stange

Published April 28th 1989
ISBN : 9780521324410
Hardcover
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The documentary style that dominates American photography had its origins in the social reform publicity campaigns of the turn of the century. This study traces the history of this genre and its main participants, including Jacob Riis, Lewis Hine,MoreThe documentary style that dominates American photography had its origins in the social reform publicity campaigns of the turn of the century. This study traces the history of this genre and its main participants, including Jacob Riis, Lewis Hine, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Ben Shahn, and Russell Lee.