Farm Security Administration 1935-1943 | Photo Exhibition

When: 02.05.2016 - 31.10.2016
Where:  Great Synagogue in Pilsen, Sady Pětatřicátníků 11
Admission: 
Migrant Mother by Dorothea Lange

Exhibition of photographs of the Farm Security Administration's photographic documentation project that became a legend and a model for the systematic photographic documentation.

Most of the photographs taken under the Farm Security Administration and Office o War Information projects are today part of the joint FSA/OWI collection of the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. The collection contains almost 175,000 negatives from the two projects. 250 photographs by 18 FSA photographers were selected and reprinted for the exhibiton in the Great Synagogue in Pilsen in 2016.

Authors: Dorothea Lange, Russel Lee, Jack Delano, Walker Evans, Arthur Rothstein, Marion Post Wolcott, Ben Shahn, Carl Mydans, Theodor Jung, Roy Stryker, John Vachon, Edwin a Louise Rosskamovi, Edwin Locke, Arthur Siegel, John Collier, Marjory Collins, Gordon Parks.

Organizers: O. s. Pro Photo a Židovská obec Plzeň

The exhibition is being held under the auspices of the U.S. Embassy Prague.