Farm security administration


An agency of the U.S. government in the Agriculture Department during the Great Depression of the 1930s and 1940s. It was a part of the federal bureaucracy which administered New Deal art programs. It had earlier been the Resettlement Administration (RA).Example of work produced under the FSA:Gordon Parks (American, 1912-), American Gothic, 1942, photograph. Gordon Parks first worked in 1942-43 as a photographer under Roy Stryker in the Farm Security Administration (FSA). See American Gothic.