Walker Evans collaborated with the writer James Agee on a book which may have contributed more to the making of the New Deal than any other book ever written, "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men."-
There follow six photographs by Walker Evans taken in these United States, between 1931 and 1936. It was the time of America's Great Depression, a time still within the living memory of many of our grandparents. And a time still indelibly imprinted in the minds of many Americans by Walker Evans' black-and-white photographs.
Herbert Hoover's Visage (1931)
Flood Refugee (1937)
Alabama Sharecropper (1935)
Wall With Posters (1936)
Barbershop Interior (1936)
Workers' Houses (1936)
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I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...
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