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Summer 1999 newsletter

Picturing faith

fireplace.jpg (54603 bytes)Project scholar Colleen McDannell, who has been looking at the representation of religion in Depression-era government photographs, has assembled a traveling exhibit of the photographs. The exhibition, supported by the project, features pictures taken by photographers working for the Farm Security Administration; explanatory texts examine how the photographers constructed religion, often to meet their own goals. The exhibit opened at the University of Utah and has been to the State University of New York at Fredonia. Its schedule is:

The next newsletter will feature an interview with McDannell.

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