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20.3 x 25.4 cm

Family life in 1930s Georgia, the effects of the Great Depression clearly illustrated.

"Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904–71, American photo-journalist, b. New York City. One of the original staff photographers at Fortune, Life, and Time magazines, Bourke-White was noted for her coverage of World War II, particularly of the invasion of Russia and the liberation of Italy and of German concentration camps. Her series on the rural South during the depression, mining in South Africa, Korean guerrilla warfare, and American industry, and her portraits of world leaders are especially celebrated. Bourke-White’s books include Purple Heart Valley (1944), You Have Seen Their Faces (1937; with her husband, Erskine Caldwell), and Portrait of Myself (1963). She died after a 14-year battle with Parkinson’s disease." [--The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. Copyright © 2007 Columbia University Press.]

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Publication: Appeared in famous book You Have Seen Their Faces, Viking, 1937, by Bourke-White with her husband, Erskine Caldwell. Also appeared in essay in Life Magazine.
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  • Shipping Dimensions: 8 x 10 in. (20.32 x 25.4 cm.)
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