Born Free and Equal: The Story of Loyal_____-Americans (Paperback)

Born Free and Equal: The Story of Loyal_____-Americans By Joseph Maida (Photographer), Ansel Adams (Photographer) Cover Image
By Joseph Maida (Photographer), Ansel Adams (Photographer)
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When donating his WWII photographs of interned Japanese-Americans to the Library of Congress in 1965, Ansel Adams wrote, "I think this Manzanar Collection is an important historical document and I trust it can be put to good use."

Responding to Adams' prompt, Joseph Maida has reconstructed Adams' catalog Born Free and Equal, which accompanied Adams' 1944 MoMA exhibition curated by Nancy Newhall. In this new book, Joseph Maida incorporates Adams' vintage negatives and prints while obscuring specific faces, names, ethnicities, and dates. This collaborative volume illuminates the past's timely relationship to the present and punctuates the far-seeing power of Adams' original documents.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780999782170
ISBN-10: 0999782177
Publisher: Convoke
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2018
Pages: 120
Language: English