The Life and Legacy of Walter T. Dixon


We've shared some information about Walter T. Dixon in past posts, but here's a little known photograph of Dixon with his family in South Carolina, where Dixon was born.

A teaser for an upcoming Artifactual Journey podcast with some important folks, Robin Foster and Toni Carrier, doing good work in South Carolina.

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Richard Samuel Roberts (1880-1936) was one of South Carolina's most famous photographers in the 1920's and 1930's. He was a self-taught photographer who opened his own studio in Fernandina, Florida where he gained a reputation as a portrait maker.

In 1920, Roberts and his wife moved to South Carolina and he rented a studio in 1922. For the next 14 years, he photographed the African American community in Columbia, South Carolina.

Someone in the photograph is a descendant of #NatTurner.

We love South Carolina and can't wait to visit again!

Nanny Jack & Company Archives is proud of its collection of South Carolina artifacts and is excited to share in the future.

Courtesy of the Nanny Jack & Co Archives


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