Portraits of Community: African American Photography in Texas
  • Portraits of Community: African American Photography in Texas
  • Portraits of Community: African American Photography in Texas

Portraits of Community: African American Photography in Texas

by Alan B. Govenar
     
 

African Americans have for the most part been absent from Texas's photographic history. Scholarly texts on photography rarely mention black Texans, and few museums have catalogued or displayed their work. Portraits of Community redresses this situation by presenting more than two hundred powerful images of black Texans taken by a group of little-known black

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African Americans have for the most part been absent from Texas's photographic history. Scholarly texts on photography rarely mention black Texans, and few museums have catalogued or displayed their work. Portraits of Community redresses this situation by presenting more than two hundred powerful images of black Texans taken by a group of little-known black photographers and includes deatiled interviews with the men and women behind the cameras. Alan Govenar, a writer, folklorist, photographer, and filmmaker in Dallas, has created a memorable book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876111536
Publisher:
Texas State Historical Association
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.83(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.89(d)

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