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Farm Security Administration photographers became known for their documentation of the Depression -- its impact on people and its connection to land use. Later, they turned to documenting the World War II home front. Along the way, visually appealing patterns captured their attention – in this case, while preparing informational products.

Ferrell, John, photographer.
Texture background for motion picture and filmstrip. Pattern
1942 Sept.

1 negative : safety ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches or smaller.

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• Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
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• United States.

Safety film negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-USF34- 011623-D


Owner: The Library of Congress
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