Found 11 collections related to African American photographers

Fletcher, Robert, 1938-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 402
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
This collection consists of assorted printed material gathered by photographer Robert E. "Bob" Fletcher concerning the civil rights movement between 1962-1967. Included is printed material for the March on Washington, 1963; Free Southern Theatre,... more
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.
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.
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.
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
Hinton, Arnold
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 509
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Arnold C. Hinton is a photographer specializing in documenting people in Africa, the United States, the Caribbean, South America and Europe. The Arnold C. Hinton letters consist of letters Hinton wrote from Nigeria and Benin as well as Germany,... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Occupations
993 items (2.3 cubic ft., 13 boxes). 21 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 36 x 26 cm. and smaller. 781 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 75 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 18 x 26 cm. and smaller. 86 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 13 x 18 cm. and smaller. 21 photomechanical prints : b&w ; 36 x 26 cm. and smaller. 3 photographic prints : col ; 26 x 21 cm. 2 postcards : col ; 14 x 9 cm. 4 commemorative prints : col ; 10 x 17 cm
Collection depicts African Americans engaged in a variety of occupations and date from the 1900s to the 1990s with the bulk of the images being from the 1930s to the 1950s. Images capture blue-collar and white-collar workers performing their... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186032
0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Schomburg Daguerreotype collection dates from the 1840s to 1850s, and consists of seventeen daguerreotypes which depict individuals, most of whom are Black, in a posed portrait style.
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
Fullard, David A., 1958-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 23-0001
0.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Dr. David Fullard (1958-) is a Black photographer, professor, and former corrections supervisor. His photographs span the 1970s to 1981, and consist of twenty-three black-and-white prints of various modern and traditional dancers and dance companies.
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
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