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Hard Luck Blues

Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music Photographs From the Great Depression, published by the University of Illinois Press and the Library of Congress, features more than two hundred photographs from the Farm Security Administration as well as a foreword by Nicholas Dawidoff and an afterword by Henry Sapoznik.

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Featured on NPR’s The Picture Show

“Surprising, nuanced, memorable, universal….these HARD LUCK photos have to appeal to something beyond any easy familiarity we may have with the subjects; to compel us inward, these photos must, in fact, strike universal chords. Which they do, with both sweet and bittersweet resonance.”
~ Oxford American