Jackhammer Operator, Douglas Dam, Tennessee, June 1942

 
Jackhammer Operator, Douglas Dam, Tennessee, June 1942
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  • Title :     Jackhammer Operator, Douglas Dam, Tennessee, June 1942
  • Artist:     Arthur Rothstein Photographer US Office of War Information, Washington, DC Produced for Farm Security Admin. Other relation
  • Accession:     XX1990.2501
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     1942
  • Dimensions:     Inches 10-1/8 8-1/8 Dimensions, sheet Inches 9-5/8 7-1/2 Dimensions, image, Centimeters 25.7 20.6 Dimensions, sheet Centimeters 24.4 19.1 Dimensions, image
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     WPA and the New Deal
  • Subject:     Laborers/Workers , New Deal , Industry
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.2501.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Black and white gelatin silver print photograph depicting two men using jackhammers to break up the ground and rocks; the man in front is looking at the viewer, while the man in the background has his head down.