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Extract from letter to THE SURVEY GRAPHIC. 
Frank A. Manny.

(1933 ?)

"I have discussed with some thoughtful people the material in present-day periodicals which will be most useful to the Mark Sullivans and other selectors for books in the 40's and later. 

The Graphic always leads in that field and there is much appreciation of the future, as well as the present, significance of Lewis W. Hine's pictures. They are frequently compared to important and historic cartoons in their interpretative significance. The comparison of the Survey as a "crow's-nest" for outlook purposes has bearing on Hine's work.

[[underline]] Personally, I think that nothing outside of your print material will stand in the future as thoroughly representative of your great contribution as will these "pictographs." [[/underline]] They are new and modern but they are so completely lacking in the accidental and ephemeral aspects which loom so large in much art."

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