American pioneer of modern social photography, Consuela Kanaga (1884-1978) & her work. A link to the Brooklyn Museum’s page on her is under Blogroll.

Imogen Cunningham, photographer /

William Edmonson, sculptor /

Annie May Merriweather, social activist /

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Eugene Smith, photographer  & Japanese friend /

Self portrait /

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Langston Hughes by Consuelo Kanaga, Carmel 1933

Langston Hughes, poet, social activist /

Berenice Abbott, photographer /

Angelo Herndon, social activist

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