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Shack belonging to a group of ragpickers.
Eugène Atget
Ragpickers' Hut
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 13 in (25.4 cm x 33.02 cm)
Museum Purchase
Two reapers at work in a field.
Eugène Atget
Faucheurs, Somme
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 13 in (25.4 cm x 33.02 cm)
Museum Purchase
An organ grinder and a young girl perform on a Paris street.
Eugène Atget
Street Musicians
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 13 in (25.4 cm x 33.02 cm)
Museum Purchase
Street pavers setting a road in Paris.
Eugène Atget
Street Paver
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 13 in (25.4 cm x 33.02 cm)
Museum Purchase
Street vendor standing in the middle of a paved street.
Eugène Atget
Marchand Abat-Jours
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 13 in (25.4 cm x 33.02 cm)
Museum Purchase
A view of steerage passengers gathered on two decks of a steamship. 
Alfred Stieglitz
The Steerage
photogravure on paper
15 15/16 in x 11 1/16 in (40.48 cm x 28.1 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 ⅛ in (56.04 cm x 46.04 cm);13 ⅛ in x 10 in (33.34 cm x 25.4 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
David Octavius Hill
St. Andrews, Baiting the Lines, Fishergate, from "A Series of Calotype Views of St. Andrews"
carbon print on paper
5 9/16 in x 8 11/16 in (14.1 cm x 22 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm);6 in x 8 in (15.3 cm x 20.4 cm);5 9/16 in x 7 3/4 in (14.1 cm x 19.6 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
Photograph of the conjoined facades of a barber shop and a laundry, named the "Star Pressing Club."
Walker Evans
Star Pressing Club, Vicksburg, Mississippi
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);7 5/8 in x 9 1/2 in (19.4 cm x 24.1 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
View of a modest bedroom in a boarding house, furnished with a simple single bed and a chest of drawers.
Walker Evans
Hudson Street Boarding House, Detail, New York
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);6 1/4 in x 8 1/16 in (15.8 cm x 20.5 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
An interior wall adorned with various framed photographs of family members and religious icons. 
Walker Evans
Bedroom, Shrimp Fisherman's House, Biloxi, Mississippi
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);7 5/16 in x 9 3/8 in (18.57 cm x 23.81 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
View of a rural schoolhouse with a bell on its front lawn.
Walker Evans
School with Separate Bell, Alabama
gelatin silver print on paper
7 15/16 in x 10 in (20.2 cm x 25.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);7 5/8 in x 9 5/8 in (19.3 cm x 24.5 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
A graveyard in a rural setting populated by a variety of headstones, located next to a row of houses.
Walker Evans
Houses and Graveyard, Rowlesburg, West Virginia
gelatin silver print on paper
7 15/16 in x 10 in (20.2 cm x 25.4 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm);7 9/16 in x 9 9/16 in (19.2 cm x 24.3 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily

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148 Collection Object Sources

Ragpickers' Hut (1974/1.118)
Faucheurs, Somme (1974/1.122)
Street Musicians (1974/1.120)
Street Paver (1974/1.116)
The Steerage (1995/2.23)
New York (1990/2.54)
Hardware Store (2011/2.5)
Untitled (1990/2.61)
Boy by Wagon (1971/2.142)
Farm Machine (2008/2.348)
Currie, Nevada (2002/2.219)
Lackarbeiter (1975/2.97)
Jungbauern (2012/2.104)
Gerichtdiener (2012/2.105)
The Visit (1987/1.174.5)
Crossing at Chalma (1987/1.174.11)
Day of All Dead (1987/1.174.8)
...A Fish Called Saw (1983/1.101.11)
Dog Number Twenty (1987/1.174.6)
Pulqueria (1981/2.11)
Group of Dogs (1981/2.1)
Shoemaker (1981/2.7)
Basketman (1981/2.9)
Pigeon Coop (2013/2.351)
Knoxville, 1967 (2013/2.344)
Wiffleball Player (2013/2.356)
Pumpkin Renee (2013/2.350)
Don's 1953 Ford (2013/2.341)
Joe (2013/2.348)
Three Young Men (2013/2.336)
Charlestown, SC (1992/1.139)
New York (1990/2.55)
Young Mechanic (2013/2.342)
Kentucky (2013/2.142)
Peter's Lunch (2002/2.106)

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