African Americans -- 20th Century -- Portraits
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
D. Michael Cheers papers and photographs
Call Number: JWJ MSS 205
Scope and Contents: This collection contains photographic prints, slides and negatives by photojournalist D. Michael Cheers. The bulk of the photographs contain images used for articles in Ebony South Africa, of which Cheers was managing editor from 1995-2000. Other material includes Cheers' photojournalism work, including his coverage of Jesse Jackson's presidential campaigns, the Rainbow Coalition, Jackson's meetings with Nelson Mandela, and photographs of Hugh Masekela.
Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 54
Overview: The Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American Collection consists chiefly of photographs dating from circa 1850 to 1970, but also includes printed illustrations, original artwork, documents and printed ephemera that provide a record of black history in the United States for the period circa 1770 to 1970. The focus is on African-American subjects, but the collection also includes the work of black photographers, as well as images of white men and women, many of whom were associated with the...
Dates: 1728-1991, bulk 1850-1970
George Sklar and Miriam Blecher papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1446
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, personal papers, and other papers by or relating to George Sklar and Miriam Blecher.