Marion Post Wolcott, FSA photographs

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Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-, United States. Farm Security Administration, Documentary photography -- United States, United States -- Social conditions -- Pictorial

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United States, United St

Statementintroduction by Sally Stein.
SeriesUntitled,, 34
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LC ClassificationsTR820.5 .W65 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3195354M
ISBN 100933286384
LC Control Number83081931

MARION POST WOLCOTT FSA PHOTOGRAPHS, with an introduction by Sally Stein, is a page medium format book printed on glossy paper. The book is 9 x 11 inches. The reproductions are of various sizes, for example, 7 x 8 inches, 6 x 8 inches, or x inches.

There are 35 black and white by: 1. THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF MARION POST WOLCOTT, with an introduction by Francine Prose, is a small-format page book printed on semi-glossy paper. There are 50 photos, nine of which are in color.

Most of the photos are 5 1/2 by 6 inches. The book needs to be viewed in bright light, otherwise the photos will appear washed out and lacking in contrast/5(7).

Marion Post Wolcott was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at the New School for Social Research, New York University, and at the University of Vienna.

Upon graduation inshe returned to New York to pursue a career in photography and. Genre/Form: Illustrated works Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wolcott, Marion Post, Marion Post Wolcott, FSA photographs. Marion Post Wolcott, Editor’s note: Photogrammar is a web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing thephotographs from to created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI).

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(introduction by Sally Stein} Carmel, California: Friends of Photography. 48 p.: ill. Books about the FSA where Marion Post Wolcott's work appears and is discussed. Michael Carlebach and Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr. Farm Security Administration photographs of Florida.

Marion Post (June 7, – Novem ), later Marion Post Wolcott, was a noted American photographer who worked for the Farm Security Administration during the Great Depression documenting poverty and deprivation.

6 External links. Marion Post was born in New Jersey on June 7, Her parents split up and she was sent to boarding Occupation: photographer for the Farm. FSA photographs shocked and aroused public opinion to increase support for the New Deal policies and projects, and played an important part in Nationality: United States.

Marion Post Wolcott started her career as a photojournalist in the mid’s, despite the acute obstacles she faced as a woman in the field. Wolcott worked for publications such as LIFE and Fortune, and eventually became a permanent staff member of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, though she is best known for her work for the Farm Security.

Carmel, California: The Friends of Photography, First Edition, First Printing. 4to 11 x 9 1/4 inches; x mm, 48 pages, in stiff wrappers featuring the author's by Marion Post Wolcott on the title page.

Fabulous photos documenting rural poverty during the Depression. Marion Post Wolcott worked as a photographer for the Farm Security Book Edition: First Edition, First Printing. Marion Post Wolcott () is best known for the more than 9, photographs she produced for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) from to She covered thousands of miles of the United States with her camera to document and publicize the need for federal assistance to those hardest hit by the Great Depression and agricultural.

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). First Edition, First Printing. 4to (11 x 9 1/4 inches; x mm), 48 pages, in stiff wrappers featuring the author's photographs. SIGNED by Marion Post Wolcott on the title page. Fabulous photos documenting rural poverty during the Depression. Marion Post Wolcott () worked as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration.

Dear Roy: It gives me pleasure to give this note of introduction to Marion Post because I know her work well. She is a young photographer of considerable experience who has made a number of very good photographs on social themes in the South and elsewhere I feel that if you have any place for a conscientious and talented photographer,you will do well to give her an opportunity.

Contributor: Wolcott, Marion Post Date: Miss Christian, home supervisor, explaining the farm and family record book to Mrs. E.H. Wise (RR-Rural Rehabilitation) who is keeping an accurate account of all expenses, Coffee County, Alabama. Photos by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration,New England, Kentucky, North Carolina, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi.

htt. Collection of eleven color photographs taken from to by Farm Security Administration photographers Jack Delano (7 prints), Russell Lee (3 prints) and Marion Post Wolcott (1 print).

The color prints are sized 11 x 14 inches, with image sizes ranging from 6 1/2 x. Small book sharing pictures taken by the photographer Marion Post Wolcott as part of the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information between the late 30s and early 40s.

The photos capture glimpses of both people and places during this era/5. Wolcott would go on to canvas the United States for her work with the FSA from Wolcott was one of eleven FSA photographers and one of only two women (Dorothea Lange, the other) hired for the project.

While researching her photographs from West Virginia, something caught my eye. Mexican miners. Marion Post Wolcott Also Known as. Marion Post. Born Montclair, New Jersey Died Santa Barbara, California born Santa Barbara, CA died Montclair, NJ Nationalities. American. Linked Open Data Linked Open Data URI.

Artist Biography. A tough, feisty photographer who began freelancing for the Associated Press inWolcott has only Born:   Fisher focuses on the photographs of eight women who worked for the FSA, including lesser-known photographers like Marjory Collins and Martha McMillan Roberts.

Before this book was published inonly the photographs of Dorothea Lange and Marion Post Wolcott had been exhibited. Joining Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and other photographers who produced iconic images for the FSA, Wolcott documented America’s staggering wealth inequalities, its race relations, the poverty and deprivation experienced during the Depression, and the benefits to the population of federal subsidies and programs.

“As an FSA documentary Nationality: American. However, the popularity of FSA black-and-white photographs seems to have overshadowed the color work. Q: In a Wikipedia article nine FSA photographers are pictured.

Did all of them shoot color. A: Five of the nine shown have color work in the FSA collection: Jack Delano, Russell Lee, Arthur Rothstein, John Vachon, and Marion Post Wolcott. Negro going in colored entrance of movie house on Saturday afternoon, Belzoni, Mississipp, by Marion Post Wolcott‎ (5 F) Media in category "Photographs by Marion Post Wolcott" The following files are in this category, out of ative names: Marion Post.

Stryker was not a photographer, but he knew great photographs. He had worked on documentary photography projects before and knew the power of photographs.

He hired photographers like Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Arthur Rothstein, Ben Shahn, John Vachon, Marion Post Wolcott, Russell Lee, Jack Delano, John Collier, Jr., Carl Mydans and Gordon Parks.

Oct 9, - Explore dkinsland's board "Photography by MARION POST WOLCOTT", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Photography, Shorpy historical photos and pins. The following is a guest post by Jan Grenci, Reference Specialist for Posters, Prints and Photographs Division.

This post is the latest entry in the occasional Double Take series, where we take a closer look at images. As a reference specialist, it should come as no surprise that I enjoy doing research.

Ben Shahn, Russell Lee, and Marion Post Wolcott contributed to this compelling body of images. As primary photographers for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) in the state of Louisiana, the three took more than 2, photographs, recording the modest homes, family gatherings, and working lives of citizens across the state.

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Hurley, F. J.,Marion Post Wolcott, A Photographic Journey, (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press) Prose, Francine,Fields of Vision: The Photographs of Marion Post Wolcott: The Library of Congress, (Giles in association with the Library of Congress) isbn isbn.

Ben Shahn, Russell Lee, and Marion Post Wolcott contributed to this compelling body of images. As primary photographers for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) in the state of Louisiana, the three took more than 2, photographs, recording the modest homes, family gatherings, and working lives of citizens across the : Louisiana State University Press.The Farm Security Administration (FSA) was a New Deal agency created in to combat rural poverty during the Great Depression in the United succeeded the Resettlement Administration (–).

The FSA is famous for its small but highly influential photography program, –44, that portrayed the challenges of rural ing agencies: Resettlement Administration. Apr 5, - Explore harvest's board "Marion Post Wolcott" on Pinterest. See more ideas about History of photography, Berenice abbott and Gordon parks pins.