James VanDerZee

James VanDerZee was one of the first Afro-American Photographers.  Self-taught, his careers spanned over 80 years. During the 1920s and 1930s James photographs of individuals in what became known as the Harlem Renaissance, reflected Afro-American dignity, achievement, idealism, and success.

This entry was published on May 17, 2011 at 6:56 am and is filed under Photography. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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