Tuesday, December 14, 2010

New Books @ the library

American Album. New York: American Heritage Pub. Co.,1968.

This history of the United States depicted in photographs spans from 1839 to the early 1900s. It begins with the earliest surviving daguerreotypes and shows the human experience in cities, towns, and rural life from the famous to the unknown.


Lange, Dorothea and Taylor, Paul Schuster. An American Exodus: A record of human erosion in the thirties. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1969.

Produced by the Oakland Museum, this book looks at the 1930s through pictures and text.

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