Museum of New Mexico Press


Far from Main Street

Three Photographers in Depression-Era New Mexico

Russell Lee, Photographer
John Collier, Jr., Photographer
Jack Delano, Photographer

New Deal agencies hired some of the country's most talented photographers of the twentieth century to document the lives of rural Americans during the Great Depression and its aftermath. This moving record bears witness to the struggling people in northern New Mexico determined to succeed through the lenses of Russell Lee, John Collier, Jr., and Jack Delano.


"A work of transcendent grace and beauty."
-The New York Times Book Review

Trim: 12" x 9"

Pages: 88

Illustrations: 150 duotones


Great Depression


Paperback $27.50