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You could say Roy Stryker accomplished his goal of “Showing America to Americans” when he completed the FSA photography project.
Robert Frank did it in the late 1950s with his book, The Americans, showing America a viewpoint that was both real and less than beautiful. 482 more words
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The photograph of Robert’s that was a significant turning point for me is “Canal Street—New Orleans.” This image had always puzzled me, as if it were saying, “See this undifferentiated mass of pedestrians?