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Interview with Roy E. Stryker, circa 1960 Jan

Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975

Directors (performing arts)


Collection Information

Size: 3 Sound tapes, 7 in.

Summary: Stryker talks with an unidentified interviewer about his work for the Farm Security Administration and its photographic activities during the Great Depression.

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.


Provenance unknown.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

Interview with Roy E. Stryker, circa 1960 Jan. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.