Material History of American Religion Project

Picturing Faith: Religious America in Government Photography, 1935 - 1943

Lamp Lighting
Arthur Rothstein
December 1937
Dalton, New York

Arthur Rothstein noted in the caption to his photograph that John Dudeck lived on sub-marginal farmland. However, his piles of books, blessed palms, and prints of the Holy Family and Christ connect him to a larger world of culture and Catholicism.

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