Skip to Content
Showing 1 of 1

Russell Lee


Mormon farmer carrying cane to crusher, Ivins, Washington County, Utah

Gelatin silver print
11 x 13.5 in. (27.94 x 34.29 cm)
Gift of the Marie Eccles Caine Foundation

Photographer Russell Lee is best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration. He traveled across the nation to capture images of the people and places in rural America. While in Utah, Lee concentrated on photographing the trials and the triumphs in the daily lives of farmers. In this scene, he documents a farmer lugging branches of cane to a crusher on a farm in southeastern Utah. Despite his physical exertion, the farmer smiles and focuses his attention at someone or something to his left.

Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:
  • Ivins (Utah) - Sources:
    - Feast & be fit, 1996:
    - Rand McNally commercial atlas, 1985:
    - GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009

Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Also found in
Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:

Your current search criteria is: Objects is "Mormon farmer carrying cane to crusher, Ivins, Washington County, Utah".

This site facilitates access to the art and artifact collections by providing digitally searchable records for thousands objects. The information on these pages is not definitive or comprehensive. We are regularly adding artworks and updating research online. We welcome your comments.