American photographer and photojournalist Russell Lee is best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). His images documented the ethnography of various American classes and cultures. In New Orleans, Lee captures the leisure, labor, and exhaustion of New Orleans life during the Great Depression.

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American photographer and photojournalist Russell Lee is best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). His images documented the ethnography of various American classes and cultures. In New Orleans, Lee captures the leisure, labor, and exhaustion of New Orleans life during the Great Depression.

Photographer

Russell Lee

Location

New Orleans, Louisiana

Date

September 1938

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