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Theodor Jung

 (1906 - 1996)
Theodor Jung was active/lived in District Of Columbia, California.  Theodor Jung is known for Depression era documentary photography, illustration, design.

Theodor Jung

Theodor (Theo) Jung was born in Vienna in 1906, and immigrated to Chicago in 1912 to join his mother. He demonstrated an early interest in photography after receiving a Brownie camera at the age of ten and photographed his surroundings throughout his years in boarding school and college. Jung also displayed skill in graphics and typography. His employment with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration in Washington, DC, where he worked as a chart draftsman, preparing statistics of unemployment, heightened his awareness of the social conditions of Depression-era America.

Shortly after meeting Roy Stryker, director of the photographic section of the Resettlement Administration, in 1934, Jung began to shoot for agricultural projects i  ...  Displaying 750 of 1604 characters.

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About  Theodor Jung

Born:  1906 - Vienna, Austria
Died:   1996 - California
Known for:  Depression era documentary photography, illustration, design