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The Resource In sight of America : photography and the development of U.S. immigration policy, Anna Pegler-Gordon

In sight of America : photography and the development of U.S. immigration policy, Anna Pegler-Gordon

Label
In sight of America : photography and the development of U.S. immigration policy
Title
In sight of America
Title remainder
photography and the development of U.S. immigration policy
Statement of responsibility
Anna Pegler-Gordon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the late 19th century, photography became a central tool of U.S. immigration policy. This book explores the history of immigration through the prism of visual culture, discussing the purpose & meaning of visual images in this context
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
325.73
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JV6483
LC item number
.P44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American crossroads
Series volume
28
Label
In sight of America : photography and the development of U.S. immigration policy, Anna Pegler-Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-306) and index
Contents
First impressions : Chinese exclusion and the introduction of immigration documentation, 1875-1909 -- Photographic paper sons : resisting immigration identity documentation, 1893-1943 -- Ellis Island as an observation station : spectacle and inspection, 1892-1924 -- Ellis Island as a photo studio : the honorific ethnographic image, 1904-26 -- The imaginary line : passing and passports on the Mexican-U.S. border, 1906-17 -- The dividing line : documentation on the Mexican-U.S. border, 1917-34
Control code
275152033
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 319 p.
Isbn
9780520252974
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008049350
Note
Library's copy 1 (Wittliff Gallery): Purchased. Clothbound.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)275152033
Label
In sight of America : photography and the development of U.S. immigration policy, Anna Pegler-Gordon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-306) and index
Contents
First impressions : Chinese exclusion and the introduction of immigration documentation, 1875-1909 -- Photographic paper sons : resisting immigration identity documentation, 1893-1943 -- Ellis Island as an observation station : spectacle and inspection, 1892-1924 -- Ellis Island as a photo studio : the honorific ethnographic image, 1904-26 -- The imaginary line : passing and passports on the Mexican-U.S. border, 1906-17 -- The dividing line : documentation on the Mexican-U.S. border, 1917-34
Control code
275152033
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 319 p.
Isbn
9780520252974
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008049350
Note
Library's copy 1 (Wittliff Gallery): Purchased. Clothbound.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)275152033

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