Found 6 collections related to African American photographers

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Saunders, Richard, 1922-1987 (Photographer)
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186130
7.58 linear feet (21 boxes)
Richard Saunders (1922-1987) was a Black photojournalist, who primarily covered Black communities in the United States, and later Africa and the Middle East. Most of the collection is from Saunders' time as a lead photographer for the United... more
Morgan and Marvin Smith (Photographers)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 757
1.75 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Morgan and Marvin Smith papers document the careers of the Smith brothers as professional photographers, in the television and sound industry, and as needlework artists.
M. Smith (New York, N.Y.)
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Morgan and Marvin Smith Collection
<2387> items (4.4 cubic ft., 20 boxes). <1032> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. <712> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. <26> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 36 x 29 cm. and smaller. <1> photographic print : col ; 26 x 21 cm. <575> negatives : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm. and smaller. <41> transparencies : col ; 18 x 13 cm. and smaller
The collection primarily documents people, places and events in Harlem from the early 1930s to the mid-1950s. The collection consists of studio and candid portraits of mainly African American personalities, Harlem residents, and fashion models;... more
Morais, Ka, 1942-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 493
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Kenneth Alan (Ka) Morais was an African American photographer and media artist. The Ka Morais papers include family, personal, and professional correspondence.
Tucker, Lorenzo
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 453
3.42 linear feet (4 boxes)
Lorenzo Tucker was a stage and screen actor. The Lorenzo Tucker papers reflect portions of Tucker's screen and stage career, and also discuss his service during World War II and his varied occupations in the 1960s-1980s.
Willis, Deborah, 1948-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 452
30.82 linear feet (75 boxes); 74.24 mb (107 computer files)
Deborah Willis (b. 1948) is an African American photographer, curator, historian of photography, author, and educator. The Deborah Willis professional files date from 1944 to 2011 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s), and document her work on photographic... more