Lecture: The Farmer, the Artist and the Aerial Photographer

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Date/Time:Thursday, 28 Mar 2019 at 8:15 pm
Location:Sun Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures
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"Re-Envisioning the 1930s Midwest: The Farmer, the Artist, and the Aerial Photographer." Jason Weems is an associate professor of American art, visuality and material culture studies at the University of California, Riverside. His talk is part of an interdisciplinary symposium on the history of Midwest science and engineering.

Photo: Aerial survey view of Grundy County, Iowa, 1939. Records of the Farm Service Agency, Record Group 145, photograph no. BZQ-3-23. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland