What is this a picture of? Some thoughts on images and archives

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Abstract

As part of a forum in this issue of 'Rhetoric & Public Affairs' titled "The Politics of Archival Research," discusses the impact the cataloger has on cataloging and classifying archival items, using the example of the author's own research involving the depression-era Farm Security Administration photographs held at the Library of Congress.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)116-123
Number of pages8
JournalRhetoric and Public Affairs
Volume9
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2006

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Keywords

  • PHOTOGRAPHS
  • RHETORIC
  • PICTURES
  • DESCRIPTION (Rhetoric)
  • PHOTOGRAPHERS
  • DOCUMENTARY photography
  • DEPRESSIONS (Economics)
  • CATALOGING
  • DISCRIMINATION
  • ARCHIVES
  • UNITED States
  • LIBRARY of Congress
  • UNITED States. Farm Security Administration

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What is this a picture of? Some thoughts on images and archives. / Finnegan, Cara A.

In: Rhetoric and Public Affairs, Vol. 9, No. 1, 01.03.2006, p. 116-123.

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