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The Resource Seeing America : women photographers between the wars, Melissa A. McEuen

Seeing America : women photographers between the wars, Melissa A. McEuen

Label
Seeing America : women photographers between the wars
Title
Seeing America
Title remainder
women photographers between the wars
Statement of responsibility
Melissa A. McEuen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seeing America explores the camera work of five women who directed their visions toward influencing social policy and cultural theory. Taken together, they visually articulated the essential ideas occupying the American consciousness in the years between the world wars. Melissa McEuen examines the work of Doris Ulmann, who made portraits of celebrated artists in urban areas and lesser-known craftspeople in rural places; Dorothea Lange, who magnified human dignity in the midst of poverty and unemployment; Marion Post Wolcott, a steadfast believer in collective strength as the antidote to social
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McEuen, Melissa A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women photographers
  • Documentary photography
  • Photography
  • COMPUTERS
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Documentary photography
  • Photography
  • Women photographers
  • United States
Label
Seeing America : women photographers between the wars, Melissa A. McEuen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Documentarian with Props: Doris Ulmann's Vision of an Ideal America; 2 Portraitist as Documentarian: Dorothea Lange's Depiction of American Individualism; 3 A Radical Vision on Film: Marion Post's Portrayal of Collective Strength; 4 Of Machines and People: Margaret Bourke-White's Isolation of Primary Components; 5 Modernism Ascendant: Berenice Abbott's Perception of the Evolving Cityscape; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn903959729
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (374 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813158419
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cs8x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903959729
Label
Seeing America : women photographers between the wars, Melissa A. McEuen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Documentarian with Props: Doris Ulmann's Vision of an Ideal America; 2 Portraitist as Documentarian: Dorothea Lange's Depiction of American Individualism; 3 A Radical Vision on Film: Marion Post's Portrayal of Collective Strength; 4 Of Machines and People: Margaret Bourke-White's Isolation of Primary Components; 5 Modernism Ascendant: Berenice Abbott's Perception of the Evolving Cityscape; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn903959729
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (374 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813158419
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cs8x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903959729

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