Lewis Wickes Hine: Documentary Photographs, 1905-1938. Previous; Photographs concerning labor, housing and social conditions in the United States. 102; Portraits of immigrants at Ellis Island, New York. 14; Series of photographic documents of social conditions, 1905-1939. 359; Photographs of the Empire State Building under construction. 47; More.
In 1908, Lewis Hine became the official photographer of the National Child Labor Committee. Over the next ten years, Hine photographed child workers across the country, from New York to the Carolinas to Pittsburgh, documenting the appalling conditions in which these children worked.Lewis W. Hine, American photographer who used his art to bring social ills to public attention. Hine is perhaps best known for his photographs documenting child labor in the early 20th century; his work showed children as young as eight years old working long hours in dangerous conditions.Lewis Hine’s Photography and The End of Child Labor. Hine later called what he did for the NCLC “detective work,” and in many ways he had to. Alabama. 488 Macon, Ga. Lewis W. Hine 1-19.
Yet America and Lewis Hine are inseparable. Hine could not have made his photographs in a different place or at a different time, for the social turmoil of the Progressive period of American history was the fabric of his vision. Nor are those times more powerfully depicted than in his work. Hine's photographs fused the data of time and place.
About Lewis Hine Photographer Lewis W. Hine (1874-1940) was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He studied sociology at Chicago and New York universities, becoming a teacher, then took up photography as a means of expressing his social concerns.
Next photograph Working as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee, Lewis Hine believed that images of child labor would force citizens to demand change. The muckraker conned his way into mills and factories from Massachusetts to South Carolina by posing as a Bible seller, insurance agent or industrial photographer in order to tell the plight of nearly 2 million.
Lewis Wickes Hine was one of the most important social documentary photographers of the twentieth century. He spent years dedicated to his many projects, creating photographs that depicted his subjects with dignity and compassion. Hine coined the dynamic term “photo story” to characterize innovative assemblages of pictures and text and, in his letters, articulated a new role for.
The Photographs of Lewis Hine: The Industrial Revolution and Child Laborers (Photo Gallery) Child labor in the United States was common in the early 20th century, and most of the children worked backbreaking jobs in filthy, dangerous conditions,. These photographs taken by investigator and photographer Lewis Hine tell the story.
Lewis Hine (1874 1940) is widely recognized as an American original whose work has been cited as a precursor to modernist and documentary photography. While certain of Hine's photographic projects such as on immigration, child labor, New York City, and the building of the Empire State Building are well known, few exhibitions have considered his entire life's work.
A look at early 20th-century photographer and sociologist, Lewis Hine. Hine's documentary photography helped change perceptions of Ellis Island immigration and push changes to child labor laws. He also documented the construction of the Empire State Building during his fruitful career.
Masters of Photography features the greatest practitioners of the camera. Over 1000 photos, along with extensive essays and biographies, make this an indispensable resource for the casual or professional student of photography.
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Background Essay on Jacob Riis and Lewis Hine. This short essay describes Jacob Riis and Lewis Hines, two important documentary photographers of the turn of the twentieth century. Jacob. A. Riis began his career as a police reporter for the New York Tribune.
Photographer as Advocate: Lewis Hine’s America. Joseph Neighbor December 17, 2013. Facebook Tweet Email.. take his students to the island to photograph the incoming waves of immigrants.
Lewis W. Hine. America at Work, a new book from Taschen, chronicles Lewis W. Hine's early 20th-century career photographing the problems and triumphs of labor.
Lewis Hine Occupation Photographer Birth Date September 26, 1874 Death Date November 3, 1940 Place of Birth Oshkosh, Wisconsin Place of Death Dobbs Ferry, New York AKA Lewis Hine Full Name Lewis.
Like Riis, Hine placed great faith in the power of accompanying words to drive home the point of his images. Lewis Hine, One Arm and Four Children, 1910 (see large image) Hine recorded the photograph above for the section of the Pittsburgh Survey that dealt with industrial accidents.