Plain Pictures of Plain Doctoring

Vernacular Expression in New Deal Medicine and Photography

By John D. Stoeckle and George Abbott White

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Stoeckle and White have selected 80 superb photographs documenting the Farm Security Administration's innovative medical program that offered prepaid health care to low-income farm families, displaced tenant farmers and migrant workers - interesting and unfamiliar work by John Collier, Marjory Collins, Jack Delano, Walker Evans, Fenno Jacobs, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Arthur Rothstein, Ben Shahn, John Vachon, and Marion Post Wolcott.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262192361 230 pp. | 9.5 in x 8.5 in

Paperback

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262691383 230 pp. | 9.5 in x 8.5 in

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  • An interesting and useful addition to the literature of American medical history.

    Paul Starr

    author of The Social Transformation of American Medicine