Introduction & Biographical Essay | Resources
Library of Congress
Prints and Photographs Division
Photography (PH) filing series via
The Prints and Photographs Online Catalog
Hansel Mieth and Otto Hagel Archive ,
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
Finding Aid for the Hansel Mieth and Otto Hagel Archive Arizona Archives Online
Hansel Mieth, Photographs in the LIFE Magazine Archive , access via Google Images
Mieth, Hansel. Simple Life, Photographs from America, 1929-1971. Stuttgart: Schmetterling Verlag, 1991.
Brown, Robert W. "Hansel Mieth Gets Them to Pose," Popular Photography (April 1941): 113.
Cosgrove, Ben. "Behind the Picture: Hansel Mieth's Wet, Unhappy Monkey." TIME, July 10, 2014.
Flamiano, Dolores. "A Life of Their Own: Hansel Mieth's Photographic Essays," [PDF, 23 MB] Media History Monographs 7 (2004): 1-29.
___. "Heroes of Hell Hole Swamp: Photographs of South Carolina Midwives by Hansel Mieth and W. Eugene Smith." Southern Cultures 17 (Summer 2011): 71-94.
___. "Meaning, Memory and Misogyny: Life Photographer Hansel Mieth's Monkey Portrait." Afterimage 33: (2005): 22-30.
___. "Too Human for Life: Hansel Mieth's Photographs of Heart Mountain Internment Camp," Visual Communication Quarterly 11 (Summer-Autumn, 2004): 4-17.
Inouye, Mamoru. The Heart Mountain Story: Photographs by Hansel Mieth and Otto Hagel of the World War II Internment of Japanese Americans. Exhibition in 1995 at the Vision Gallery in San Francisco. [Los Gatos, CA]: M. Inouye, 1997, 88 p. (Not held by The Library of Congress)
Leshne, Carla. The San Francisco Film and Photo League .
Light, Ken. "Hansel Mieth: The Depression and the Early Days of Life." In Witness in Our Time: Working Lives of Documentary Photographers. 15-23. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.
Loengard, John. LIFE Photographers: What They Saw. New York: Bullfinch Press, 1998, 74-87.
Pitts, Terence. "Otto Hagel & Hansel Mieth." In Reframing America: Alexander Alland, Otto Hagel and Hansel Mieth, John Gutmann, Lisette Model, Marion Palfi, Robert Frank. 30-49. Tucson, AZ: Center for Creative Photography, 1995.
Polony, Csaba, ed. "On the Life and Work of Otto Hagel and Hansel Mieth, Narrated by Hansel Mieth Hagel." Left Curve 13 (1988-89): 4-18.
Schiesari, Nancy. "Hansel Mieth: Vagabond Photographer." Independent Lens program, 2003.
Stein, Sally. "On Location: The Placement (and Replacement) of California in 1930s Photography." In Reading California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000, edited by Stephanie Barron, Sheri Bernstein, Ilene Susan Fort, 171-198. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2000.
Street, Richard Steven. Photographing Farmworkers in California. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2004.
___. Everyone Had Cameras: Photography and Farmworkers in California, 1850-2000. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2008.
Zandy, Janet. Unfinished Stories: The Narrative Photography of Hansel Mieth and Marion Palfi. Rochester, NY: RIT Press, in Association with the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, .