Roy Emerson Stryker papers [microfilm], 1932-1964

Stryker, Roy Emerson, b. 1893 d. 1975
Active in Washington, D.C.; N.Y.

Collection size: 9 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Papers documenting Stryker's career as the head of the Farm Security Administration's photographic section, including correspondence with John Collier, Jack Delano, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Edwin Locke, Arthur Rothstein, John Vachon, Marion Post Wolcott and others; reports; articles on Stryker and the FSA; publications; speeches; photographs and miscellaneous materials.

Biographical/Historical Note: Director of the Farm Security Administration Historical Section; Washington, D.C. Under Stryker the Photographic project of the FSA documented the drought, poverty and despair of rural and urban America during the Depression.

Papers lent for microfilming 1963-1966 by Roy Stryker.

How to Use this Collection

  • Microfilm reels NDA 4, NDA 8-9, NDA 24-26, and NDA 30-31 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Also in the Archives