Photo Story.
Selected Letters and Photographs of Lewis W. Hine.


Foreword by Berenice Abbott. Edited by Daile Kaplan.
Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1992. 256 pp., 26 black-and-white photographs,, 6x9".

"Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940) was . . . was instrumental in developing the social documentary genre and is probably best known for his photographs of immigrants at Ellis Island, child laborers, European war refugees, and industrial workers. . . . Hine also coined the term `photo story' to describe creative assemblages of photographs and text."--the publisher. This book reveals in photographs and letters, many previously unpublished, Hine's development as a social documentary photographer and a photojournalist. It includes his witty views of the contemporary photography scene, including Hine's comments on Stieglitz and the Photo-Secession.

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