Picturing Texas: The Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers in the Lone Star State, 1935-1943

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Book containing photographs taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information between 1935 and 1943. Subjects include men and women struggling through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, migrant workers, and the cattle industry.

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208 p. : ill. ; 24 x 31 cm.

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Reid, Robert L., 1938- 1994.

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Texas State Historical Association

The Texas State Historical Association features its publications The Southwestern Historical Quarterly (1897-2004) and the Texas Almanac (1857-2004). Organized in Austin on March 2, 1897, the Texas State Historical Association is the oldest learned society in the state. Its mission is to "foster the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and, by example and through programs and activities, encourage and promote research, preservation, and publication of historical material affecting the state of Texas."

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  • Main Title: Picturing Texas: The Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers in the Lone Star State, 1935-1943
  • Alternate Title: Picturing Texas: The FSA-OWI Photographers in the Lone Star State, 1935-1943

Description

Book containing photographs taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information between 1935 and 1943. Subjects include men and women struggling through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, migrant workers, and the cattle industry.

Physical Description

208 p. : ill. ; 24 x 31 cm.

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  • OCLC: 30665066 | External Link
  • Accession or Local Control No: TSHA_0094
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 94021684
  • ISBN: 0876111401
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1820267 | External Link
  • Call Number: TR820.5 .R45 1994
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth296835

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Texas State Historical Association Monographs

The Texas State Historical Association is the state’s longest-running publisher of books on Texas history, having published its first volume in 1917. Through the years, TSHA has established a reputation as a publisher of high-quality, award-winning books on a wide variety of topics, including exploration, biography, architecture, historic sites, high school football, labor unions, and suburbanization. All lovers of Texas's rich pasts will find something to enjoy among TSHA's books.

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  • 1994

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  • 1935 - 1943

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  • March 1, 2013, 9:05 a.m.

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Reid, Robert L., 1938-. Picturing Texas: The Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers in the Lone Star State, 1935-1943, book, 1994; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth296835/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.