Three generations of grass

  title={Three generations of grass},
  author={Kate Sampsell},
  journal={History of Photography},
  pages={333 - 341}
  • Kate Sampsell
  • Published 1 December 2003
  • History
  • History of Photography
Abstract The ‘American Dream’ briefly changed character in the decade of the Great Depression. Shifting from a belief grounded in the frontier myth and the mystical power of the yeoman farmer to one that expressed the cooperative ideal, millions of Americans reevaluated their commitment to rugged individualism, an ideology that had dominated the decade of 1920s. Social documentary photography played an important role in that transformation. I believe that describing this change is another way… 
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