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 Carl Mydans, House on Laconia Street in a Suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio (1935),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USF34-000658-D].
Suburban scene of houses, street, and sidewalk. Anderson's most acclaimed work, Winesburg, Ohio, was likely based on his own childhood experiences in Ohio.
 Carl Van Vechten, Sherwood Anderson (1933),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-42477].
Photograph of Anderson seated in front of wall of books. Anderson, who frequently wrote about the Midwest, was often considered a regionalist.
 Carl Van Vechten, Portrait of Sherwood Anderson, Central Park (1939),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-117920].
Although Sherwood Anderson is often considered a midwestern regionalist, this photograph was taken in New York, an important center for many modernist writers and visual artists.
 Dorothea Lange, Lobby of Only Hotel in Small Town (1939),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USF34-021148-E DLC].
This photograph of a hotel lobby depicts one of the many intimate settings provided by small-town life. Such an environment contrasted sharply with the hustle and bustle of America's rapidly growing cities.
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