Tag Archives: Sol Libsohn

Labor Day

Sol Libsohn, Iron Worker Rigging a Section of Standpipe, New Jersey, 1948 (240.1983) Esther Bubley, Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge, 1943-50 (244.1983) Harold Corsini, Welder Joins a Pipe During Construction of Refinery, 1943-50 (246.1983) Advertisements

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Save the elephants

I celebrated World Wildlife Day, in part, by looking at photos of elephants. (Perhaps not the most productive or proactive way to stop wildlife crime.) I love elephants. Unfortunately most of the elephants in the photos were in captivity, and … Continue reading

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The Stories of Standard Oil

Gordon Parks, [Portrait of the Owner of the General Store], 1943-50 (149.1983)  Sol Libsohn, U.S. 22, Pennsylvania, 1945 (153.1983) After a rather abrupt ending of funding for the photographic project of the Farm Security Administration, Roy Stryker accepted another challenge: … Continue reading

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