Photographs are time machines. They allow us to look back in history, freeze a moment in time, and imagine ourselves as part of the past.
The events of the nineteenth and twentieth centurys have been captured in billions of photographs. Some are so familiar that they have come to stand for an event in its entirety.
The Alexander 909 Gallery offers photography as art and of course as history. In the end though it is our sincere hope that what we offer you is Enjoyment...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Great Depression, New York City
Title: Out of Work in NYC Description: Row of men at the New York City docks out of work during the depression. Photographer: Lewis Hine