Walker Evans

Walker Evans (1903–1975) was the photographer behind Cotton Tenants and Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, among other works.

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June 12 2013 5:20 AM“You Ain’t Never Seen Trouble Till You Lose a Youngun”Life, illness, and death among the tenant farmers of 1936 Alabama, from a newly discovered book by the creators of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.
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