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To continue our brief historical survey: After the Civil War photography in the United States of America entered on phase of expansion comparable to the vast territorial and industrial expansion the nation would undergo in the last third of the 19th century. The thrust was-to explore and to conquer. "Winning the West" was but the verbal symbol of the necessary movement of history; for in this period the rich physical resources of the continent were mapped and put into production.  >>more...>>

Title:     Photography as Factor in Social Development
Author:    McCausland, Elizabeth
Publication:     Photo Notes
Date:     April, 1947

Publisher:     Photo League
Type:     Article

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Photography