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    Black Civil War Soldiers in Photographs

    While photographs of earlier conflicts exist, the Civil War was the first to be extensively documented through this then-nascent medium. Deborah Willis shared dozens of images of African…

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    To Make Their Own Way in the World

    New York University Photography Chair Deborah Willis, Harvard University African American Studies Professor John Stauffer, and Harvard University African American Studies Professor Sarah Lewis…

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    Slavery and Emancipation in Photographs

    Using photographs from before the Civil War, New York University’s Deborah Willis and the University of Massachusetts' Barbara Krauthamer talk about the impact of the emancipation…

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    A Small Nation of People

    Mr. Lewis and Ms. Willis talked about their book, A Small Nation of People: W.E.B. Du Bois and African American Portraits of Progress, published by Amistad Press. The book contains 150…

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    Reflections in Black

    Ms. Willis talked about her book Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present, published by W.W. Norton. She also responded to questions from the audience.…

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    Author Book Signing

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