Picturing Minnesota, 1936-1943: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration
Robert L. Reid
Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1989 - History - 200 pages
In the middle of the Great Depression, photographers working for Franklin D. Roosevelt's Farm Security Administration (FSA) began traveling across America taking pictures of ordinary people and places. Their photographs became a permanent legacy of our national life -- the most remarkable human documents that were ever rendered in pictures, according to Edward Steichen.
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