changing new york, 1935-1938 [photography]

i wish i had time to run off at the mouth about this. alas. per the great vaults of the new york public library's digital gallery:
Photographer Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) proposed Changing New York, her grand project to document New York City, to the Federal Art Project (FAP) in 1935. The FAP was a Depression-era government program for unemployed artists and workers...(more)
click the photos above to see a slideshow of some of this collection, and follow the slideshow through to loads of other collections that the nypl has made available via flickr.

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