A Bountiful Harvest: The Midwestern Farm Photographs of Pete Wettach, 1925-1965

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University of Iowa Press, 2002 - Photography - 137 pages
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Although Wettach was not hired as an FSA photographer, his pictures provide a fascinating parallel to the more famous work of his FSA colleagues Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, and Russell Lee. Yet unlike their photographs, his reveal an amazing intimacy and familiarity with his subjects, who were frequently his friends, neighbors, family members, and clients."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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A bountiful harvest: the midwestern farm photographs of Pete Wettach, 1925-1965

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The photographs in this outstanding book are drawn from thousands of images taken by Wettach over the course of 40 years. A self-taught photographer, Wettach worked as an Iowa county supervisor for ... Read full review

Contents

A Really Nice Paintbrush i
1
Partners on the Land
29
Children on the Farm
67
The Tenant Purchase Farms
91
ij Relying on Each Other
113
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