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Primary Sources and Picture Books: Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee!

Album Description

Primary Sources to accompany the picture book Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee! by Andrea J. Loney

GGG Photo Studio at Christmas

Jack Johnson

Studio Portrait of Young Man with Telephone

Frances Williams at home after being installed as head of the Manhattan Temple Bible Club

Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Father Divine

Evening Attire

Hazel Scott

Reverend Adam Clayton Powell, Sr., with His Sunday School Class, Abyssinian Baptist Church

UNIA Legion, 1924, 135th St.

Eubie Blake and James VanDerZee

Not to be confused with photos taken by James VanDerZee, this is a photo of VanDerZee preparing to take a photo.

James Hubert Blake