The FSA & the Leica Manual

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The Farm Security Administration (FSA) was a New Deal agency created in 1937 by Roosevelt to combat rural poverty during the Great Depression in the United States. It succeeded the Resettlement Administration (1935–1937). The FSA is famous for its photography program of 1935–44 that portrayed the challenges of rural poverty. Roy Stryker led the program. Eleven photographers came to work …

Interactive Presentation

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I have to give another presentation  of my work at the end of this week, to the Frome Wessex Club. I’ll be sharing the Unfinished Stories work, including how it was developed, and will address several issues – aftermath, atrocity, dark tourism, traces and so forth. This will be similar to a presentation I gave to PhotoBath and, earlier to …