Struggling rural farmers by Arthur Rothstein


Arthur Rothstein (July 17, 1915 – November 11, 1985) was an American photographer. Rothstein is recognized as one of America’s premier photojournalists. During a career that spanned five decades, he provoked, entertained and informed the American people. His photographs ranged from a hometown baseball game to the drama of war, from struggling rural farmers to US Presidents. During the Great Depression Rothstein was invited by Roy Stryker to join the the federally sponsored Farm Security Administration (FSA) that was established in 1935 by Franklin D. Roosevelt. A recipient of more than 35 awards in photojournalism and a former juror for the Pulitzer Prize, Mr. Rothstein was also a founder and former officer of the American Society of Magazine Photographers (ASMP). [via wiki]


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