Roy Emerson Stryker papers [microfilm]

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stryroyp
Creators:
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975
Dates:
1932-1964
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers documenting Stryker's career as the head of the Farm Security Administration's photographic section, including correspondence with John Collier, Jack Delano, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Edwin Locke, Arthur Rothstein, John Vachon, Marion Post Wolcott and others; reports; articles on Stryker and the FSA; publications; speeches; photographs and miscellaneous materials.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Director of the Farm Security Administration Historical Section; Washington, D.C. Under Stryker the Photographic project of the FSA documented the drought, poverty and despair of rural and urban America during the Depression.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels NDA 4, NDA 8-9, NDA 24-26, and NDA 30-31 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in University of Louisville, Ekstrom Library, Special Collections Photographic Archives, Louisville, Ky.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers lent for microfilming 1963-1966 by Roy Stryker.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Microfilm inventory available at Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Documentary photography -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vachon, John, 1914-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Collier, John, Jr., 1913-1992 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Delano, Jack Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lange, Dorothea Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Locke, Edwin Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985 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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