James Van Der Zee: Life and Death in Harlem | A R T L▼R K


On the 29th of June 1886, the largely self-taught African-American photographer James Van Der Zee was born in Lenox, Massachusetts. He became the leading photographer of the Harlem Renaissance, als…

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      1. Daughter Christie, who is in Chicago at the moment, wrote to say she loves both gifts…and will be sending pics and more about them later when she returns to Boston…..will keep you appraised. J. xxx

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  1. I had also never heard of this man. The short reel of photos were impressive though, and it was nice to see something positive about being black, and American, during that era.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

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