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A Nation of Strangers (Points of Entry Exhibition)

Publisher: San Diego, California and Albuquerque, New Mexico: Museum of Photographic Arts and University of New Mexico Press, 1997
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft cover
ISBN: 0826318339
Condition: Near Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 106427



1995/1997. First edition, second printing. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Texts by Vicki Goldberg and Arthur Ollman. Includes an immigration chronology, bibliography and an exhibition checklist. 148 pp., with numerous four-color and black-and-white reproductions. 10-1/4 x 9 inches. Published on the occasion of a major, three-part, traveling exhibition, Points of Entry, organized by the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego.


Near Fine (moderate surface wear, else Fine).


From the publisher: "From a daguerreotype of Chinese gold miners to contemporary images of INS agents working on the Mexican border, A Nation of Strangers examines the history and breadth of United States immigration through social documentary photography, portraiture, genre pictures, cartoons, illustrations and broadsides. Organized chronologically around the major waves of immigration, these images span the history of photography. Contributing photographers include Eadweard J. Muybridge, Arnold Genthe, Lewis Hine, Jacob Riis, Augustus Sherman, Eugene Omar Goldbeck, Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein, Alexander Alland, Russell Lee, Ansel Adams, Leonard Freed, Alex Webb, Don Bartletti, James Newberry, and Chester Higgins, Jr."