African American women Photographs from the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Book - 2015

"Volume 3 of Double Exposure highlights NMAAHC's rich collection of photographs of African American women, some of whom are cultural icons. This volume demonstrates the dignity, joy, heartbreak, commitment, and sacrifice of women of all ages and backgrounds, with photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Beverly Conley, Robert Galbraith, Ernest C. Withers, Wayne F. Miller, P.H. Polk, Joe Schwartz, and Milton Williams."--Amazon.com.

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Series
Double exposure (Series) (National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.))
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Published
Washington, D.C. : London : National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution 2015.
Language
English
Item Description
"'Double Exposure, ' is a major new multi-volume series based on the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)'s photography collection."--Provided by publisher.
Includes index.
Physical Description
72 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 18 cm
ISBN
9781907804489
190780448X
  • Foreword / Lonnie G. Bunch III
  • Picturing Grace / Kinshasha Holman Conwill
  • Ars poetica / Natasha Trethewey
  • Photographs.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"Volume 3 of Double Exposure highlights NMAAHC's rich collection of photographs of African American women, some of whom are cultural icons. This volume demonstrates the dignity, joy, heartbreak, commitment, and sacrifice of women of all ages and backgrounds, with photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Beverly Conley, Robert Galbraith, Ernest C. Withers, Wayne F. Miller, P.H. Polk, Joe Schwartz, and Milton Williams." -- Amazon.com

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Shares the collection of photographs that the National Museum of African American History and Culture has of African American women, including such icons as Coretta Scott King, Josephine Baker, and Aretha Franklin.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Volume 3 of Double Exposure highlights NMAAHC's rich collection of photographs of African American women, some of whom are cultural icons. This volume demonstrates the dignity, joy, heartbreak, commitment, and sacrifice of women of all ages and backgrounds, with photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Beverly Conley, Robert Galbraith, Ernest C. Withers, Wayne F. Miller, P.H. Polk, Joe Schwartz, and Milton Williams.Aligned to Common Core StandardsNatasha Trethewey was the United States Poet Laureate 2012–2013. She has written an original essay and reprinted two poems for this title.Kinshasha Holman Conwill is the deputy director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Volume 3 of Double Exposure highlights NMAAHC's rich collection of photographs of African American women, some of whom are cultural icons. This volume demonstrates the dignity, joy, heartbreak, commitment, and sacrifice of women of all ages and backgrounds, with photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Beverly Conley, Robert Galbraith, Ernest C. Withers, Wayne F. Miller, P.H. Polk, Joe Schwartz, and Milton Williams.Aligned to Common Core StandardsNatasha Trethewey was the United States Poet Laureate 2012–2013. She has written an original essay and reprinted two poems for this title.Kinshasha Holman Conwill is the deputy director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Review by Publisher Summary 5

The third in a major new series of books based on the remarkable NMAAHC photography archive.