[Thomas E. Askew, self-portrait]
Photo shows photographer Thomas E. Askew of Atlanta, Georgia, who took many of the portraits and views in album titled Types of American Negroes, compiled by W.E.B. DuBois.
Untitled photo in album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 201.
Title and photographer attribution based on research by D. Willis in Small nation of people.
B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P Reading Room. A microfilm surrogate is also available.
Forms part of: Daniel Murray Collection (Library of Congress).
Published in: Small nation of people ... / Library of Congress ... New York: Amistad, 2003, p. 58-59.
Published in: Photography on the color line / Shawn M. Smith. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004, p. 5.
Original albums filed in PR 12 under LOT 11930