Each volume in the Fields of Vision series features an introduction to the work of a single FSA/OWI photographer by a leading contemporary author or writer, and presents fifty striking images that show how the particular vision of these photographers helped shape the collective identity of America.
Esther Bubley was born in Wisconsin in 1921 to Russian Jewish immigrants. Bubley was hired as a darkroom assistant at the OWI in 1942 but soon became a field photographer, recording US wartime life from a Greyhound bus. After the war she worked for Life, Ladies' Home Journal, Look, McCall's, and Harper's Bazaar, reporting from Europe, Central and South America, North Africa, Australia, and the Philippines. She died in 1998. Softcover, 64 pages.