Booker T. Washington's Photographic Messages
Shawn Michelle Smith is associate professor of visual and critical studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She writes about the history and theory of photography and race and gender in American visual culture. She is the author of American Archives: Gender, Race, and Class in Visual Culture (Princeton 1999), Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture (Duke 2004), and the forthcoming book At the Edge of Sight: Photography and the Unseen (Duke 2013). She is co-author with Dora Apel of Lynching Photographs (California 2007), and co-editor with Maurice O. Wallace of Pictures and Progress: Early Photography and the Making of African American Identity (Duke 2012). She is also a visual artist and her photo-based work has been exhibited in venues across the United States.
Shawn Michelle Smith; Booker T. Washington's Photographic Messages. English Language Notes 1 March 2013; 51 (1): 137–146. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00138282-51.1.137
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