(1915 - 1985)
Arthur Rothstein was active/lived in New York. Arthur Rothstein is known for documentary photography-Depression era.
Biography Arthur Rothstein
Arthur Rothstein was born in New York in 1915. He attended the Angelo Patri School in the Bronx and while a student at Columbia University he developed an interest in photography. Two of his tutors, Roy Stryker and Rex Tugwell, asked him to help with the picture editing of a textbook they were working on.
During the Great Depression Rothstein was invited by Roy Stryker to join the the federally sponsored Farm Security Administration (FSA) that was established in 1935 by Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The FSA employed a small group of photographers, including Esther Bubley, Marjory Collins, Mary Post Wolcott, Walker Evans, Russell Lee, Gordon Parks, Jack Delano, Charlotte Brooks, John Vachon, Carl Mydans, Dorothea Lange and Ben Shahn,
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