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Sanora Babb. Click to enlarge.

     Sanora Babb in the USSR








This web exhibition was curated by Doug Wixson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri-Rolla, and the author of Worker-Writer in America: Jack Conroy and the Tradition of Midwestern Literary Radicalism, 1898-1990 (1994) and On the Dirty Plate Trail: Remembering the Dust Bowl Refugee Camps (2007). He is currently researching a biography of Sanora Babb.

The web site was produced by the staff of the Harry Ransom Center, including:

Linda Briscoe Myers, Assistant Curator of Photography
Josh Freiman, Undergraduate Intern
Daniel Zmud, Webmaster
Elana Farley, Graphic Designer

The Ransom Center would also like to thank Joanne Dearcopp, Sanora Babb's literary executor, for her support of this undertaking.

Song clip courtesy of the John A. Lomax Collection, The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Questions and inquiries regarding this site and all rights and permissions concerning its imagery and contents may be addressed to webmail@hrc.utexas.edu