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ID: 500040799
 
Record Type: Person
Delano, Jack (American photographer and filmmaker, born 1914)

Note: Born 1 August 1914. In 1923 Delano and his family emigrated to the United States. In 1938 Delano worked as a photographer for the Federal Arts Project documenting the lives of the workers at the anthracite mines in Pennsylvania. From 1936 to 1937 Delano photographed for the Works Progress Administration Project in New York City, New York. In 1939 Delano worked as a freelance photographer in New York City, New York. Delano worked for the Farm Security Administration from 1940 to 1942. He worked mainly in Georgia and New England. From 1940 to 1943 Delano worked as a photographer for the Government of Puerto Rico and for the Office of War Information. In 1946 Delano became the director of Motion Picture Services for the Government of Puerto Rico. From 1947 to 1957 Delano worked as an independent filmmaker in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Names:
Delano, Jack (preferred,V,index,LC)
Jack Delano (V,display)
Ovcharov, Jack (V)
Joaquín (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Ukrainian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
filmmaker
photographer
producer

Gender: male

Events:
active:   ca. 1930 - 1940  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   from 1940  Puerto Rico (North and Central America) (dependent state)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Delano, Jack (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer and filmmaker, born 1914) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(American and Ukrainian photographer, filmmaker and producer; born Kiev (Russia, now Ukraine), 1914) ..... [CCA]
(artist) ..... [GRL]

Sources and Contributors:
Delano, Jack ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50039039
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Jack Delano ........ [CCA, GRL, VP]
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Joaquín ........ [GRL]
.................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50039039
Ovcharov, Jack ........ [CCA]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, GRL, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Dixon, Photographers of the Farm Security Administration (1983) 9-10
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  National Union Catalog (1970-) 1975
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1984
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Dixon, Photographers of the Farm Security Administration (1983) 9-10
.......... Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
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