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
1 negative : safety ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches or smaller.
• Title and other information from caption card.
• Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
• More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
• United States.
Safety film negatives.
No known restrictions on publication.
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b14506
Owner: The Library of Congress
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