This paper profiles the life and work of photographer Michael Disfarmer. Disfarmer (whose real name was Mike Meyers) is known for the black and white portraits that he took between the 1930s and 1950s of the poor, rural people in the community of Heber Springs, Arkansas. KEYWORDS: rural Americana photography. 6 pages, 16 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources. 1,471 words.
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