This Was the Photo League: Compassion and the Camera from the Depression to the Cold War, Tucker, 2001, 1st, C-LN hc in VG dj

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This Was the Photo League: Compassion and the Camera from the Depression to the Cold War by Anne Wilkes Tucker.  Published by Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., 2001.  9.50×11.00×0.75.  176p.  169 b&w photographs.  First Edition. Boldly SIGNED in black fine-point marker by Arthur Leipzig, Erika Stone, Roe Russel, Sy Kattelson, Rebecca Lepkoff.  Dark gray textured cloth with title stamped in silver on front cover and spine in Fine COLLECTIBLE LIKE NEW condition – smooth, bright, clean, unmarked.  All interior pages pristine.  Photographic b&w dust jacket with title in red and red backstrip with title on spine in black.  Dust jacket has minor shelf wear and soft rubs.  

The Photo League of New York (1936-1951) was a non-profit organization of dedicated professional and amateur photographers – most of them New Yorkers and the majority Jewish, both male and female born between 1900 and 1925.  They chronicled a tumultuous period in American history and endured both controversy and celebration.  Their story is told through text and their remarkable photographs.

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THIS WAS THE PHOTO LEAGUE Compassion and the Camera from the Depression to the Cold War – by Anne Wilkes Tucker. Published by Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 2001. 9.50×11.00×0.75. 176pp. 169 b&w photographs. First Edition. Boldly SIGNED in black fine-point marker by ARTHUR LEIPZIG, ERIKA STONE, RAE RUSSEL, SY KATTELSON, REBECCA LEPKOFF (all have passed away except Erika Stone). Dark gray textured cloth with title stamped in silver on front cover and spine in Fine COLLECTIBLE LIKE NEW condition – smooth, bright, clean, unmarked. All interior pages pristine. Photographic b&w dust jacket with title in red and red backstrip with title on spine in black has minor shelf wear and soft rubs. The Photo League of New York (1936-1951) was a non-profit organization of dedicated professional and amateur photographers – most of them New Yorkers and the majority Jewish, both male and female born between 1900 and 1925. They chronicled a tumultuous period in American history and endured both controversy and celebration. There story is told through text and their remarkable photographs. Scarce, SIGNED, out-of-print COLLECTIBLE First Edition. Free Shipping and insurance.