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Pictures and progress : early photography and the making of African American identity / edited by Maurice O. Wallace and Shawn Michelle Smith
Alternate Title Early photography and the making of African American identity
Durham : Duke University Press, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  TR23 .P53 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Photography -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Race identity -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description 387 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-368) and index
Contents Introduction: pictures and progress / Maurice Wallace and Shawn Michelle Smith -- "A More Perfect Likeness" : Frederick Douglass and the image of the nation / Laura Wexler -- "Rightly viewed" : theorizations of self in Frederick Douglass's lecture on pictures / Ginger Hill -- Shadow and substance : Sojourner Truth in black and white / Augusta Rohrbach -- Snapshot 1. unredeemed realities: Augustus Washington / Shawn Michelle Smith -- Mulatta obscura : camera tactics and Linda Brent / Michael Chaney -- Who's your mama? : "white" mulatta genealogies, early photography, and anti-passing narratives of slavery and freedom / P. Gabrielle Foreman -- Out from behind the mask : Paul Laurence Dunbar, the Hampton Institute Camera Club, and photographic performance of identity / Ray Sapirstein -- Snapshot 2. reproducing black masculinity : Thomas Askew / Shawn Michelle Smith -- Louis Agassiz and the American school of ethnoeroticism : polygenesis, pornography, and other "perfidious influences" / Suzanne Schneider -- Framing the black soldier : image, uplift, and the duplicity of pictures / Maurice Wallace -- Snapshot 3. unfixing the frame(-up): A. P. Bedou / Shawn Michelle Smith -- "Looking at one's self through the eyes of others" : W. E. B. Du Bois's photographs for the 1900 Paris Exposition / Shawn Michelle Smith -- Ida B. Wells and the shadow archive / Leigh Raiford -- Snapshot 4. the photographer's touch : J. P. Ball / Shawn Michelle Smith -- No more auction block for me! / Cheryl Finley
Alternate Author Wallace, Maurice O. (Maurice Orlando), 1967-
Smith, Shawn Michelle, 1965-

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