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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

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.

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.