Lewis W. Hine. America at Work

Peter Walther (Author) Lewis W. Hine (Photographer)
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Product Details

Price
$20.00  $18.40
Publisher
Taschen
Publish Date
December 02, 2018
Pages
544
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.0 X 1.9 inches | 2.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9783836572347

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About the Author

Peter Walther has edited various publications on literary, photographic, and contemporary historical themes, including books on Goethe, Fontane, Thomas Mann, Hans Fallada, and writers in the First World War, as well as several illustrated books with historical color photographs. He has also curated several exhibitions. He is particularly interested in early color photography techniques.
American photographer and sociologist Lewis W. Hine (1874-1940) was trained to be an educator in Chicago and New York before setting up his photography studio in 1912. One of the first to use the camera as a tool for social reform, Hine worked as photographer for the National Child Labor Committee, the Red Cross, and the National Research Project of the Works Progress Administration. His photographs were instrumental in changing child labor laws in the United States.

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"Photography can light up darkness and expose ignorance."