Ben Shahn, Painting, photography, American Photography, 1930's, New Deal Resettlement Administration, Farm Security Administration, Great Depression, New Deal, Rural Poor
Ben Shahn was an artist who used photographs primarily as a starting point for paintings. He was employed in the New Deal Resettlement (later Farm Security) Administration as an artist, but also assisted with the photographic projects. The collection consists of reproductions from the Library of Congress, Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information Photograph Collection, used in a 1976 exhibition at the University Art Gallery.
Size of Collection:
Ben Shahn Photographs, Special Collections, University of Southern Maine Libraries.