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Walker Evans, Ellie Mae Burroughs, and the Great Depression

by Jerry L. Thompson


The Story of a Photograph: Walker Evans, Ellie Mae Burroughs, and the Great Depression

THE STORY OF A PHOTOGRAPH

for Alan Trachtenberg
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Alabama Tenant Farmer Wife, by Walker Evans (version published in Let Us Now Praise Famous Men). From a print in a private collection, trimmed under Evans’s direction and signed by him in 1971.

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Alabama Cotton Tenant Farmer Wife, by Walker Evans (version published in American Photographs). From the Library of Congress, digital file provided by John T. Hill.

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Alabama Cotton Tenant Farmer Family, by Walker Evans (version published in Let Us Now Praise Famous Men). From the Library of Congress, digital file provided by John T. Hill.

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Walker Evans ca. 1936, by Janice Loeb. From a print in a private collection.

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