Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.delajack
Creators:
Delano, Jack
Dates:
1939-1943
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
75 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, mostly with Roy Stryker, Chief of the Historical Section of the Farm Security Administration. Stryker gives Delano his field assignments as a traveling photographer; discusses FSA policy, photographic techniques; his own philosophy about the work; change in budget and focus because of defense emphases; the war; subjects to photograph; activities of other personnel; and personal matters.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator, photographer; New York, N.Y. Born 1914. Delano was a photographer for the Farm Security Administration photography project which documented urban and rural America during the Depression.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 21 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Jack Delano, after microfilming. Some of the papers were subsequently donated to the Library of Congress; some are on deposit at the Luis Munoz Marin Foundation, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1965 by Jack Delano.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American Art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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