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Hard Times Come Again No More: Depression Era Photographs

Saturday, October 19, 2024 10:00 AM - Saturday, February 8, 2025 5:00 PM
The Grace Museum
102 Cypress Street Abilene, TX 79601

Reflecting on Texas in the 1930s and 1940s, master photographs of the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, sponsored by the Farm Securities Commission, documents the hardships of individuals in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico and Colorado. Iconic photographs by Arthur Rothstein, Dorothea Lange, Marion Post Wolcott, Russell Lee and others provide context for the origins of Texas Regionalism and artists’ reactions to the tragic consequences of the Great Depression.


Arthur Rothstein, Fleeing a Dust Storm, 1936, silver gelatin print, Collection of the Amarillo Museum of Art

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