Lincoln, Nebraska S Capital, Grew From , To , Residents In The Years The State S Second Largest City, Lincoln Was Also Home To Nebraska S Second Largest African American Community A Small Town Within The Midwestern City Local Race Relations Were A Study In Contradictions Public Education And Residential Neighborhoods Were Relatively Integrated Employment And Social Institutions Were Increasingly Restricted Within This Setting, A Laborer Named John Johnson A Native Of Lincoln And Son Of A Black Civil War Veteran Produced Remarkable Images As An Itinerant Photographer Of The Lincoln Scene, Especially Of Its Black Community Johnson Left Very Little Written Record, So Knowledge Is Fragmentary Of His Working Techniques And Of His Collaborators Or Assistants But His Visual Legacy Takes People Through The Streets, Onto The Front Porches, And Into The Backyards And Living Rooms Of A Vibrant Community
Photographer writer Douglas Keister, has authored and co authored thirty six critically acclaimed books He also writes and illustrates magazine articles and contributes photographs and essays to dozens of magazines, newspapers, books, calendars, posters and greeting cards worldwide.
- 128 pages
- Lincoln in Black and White: 1910-1925 (Images of America: Nebraska)
- Douglas Keister
- 22 August 2017 Douglas Keister