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.
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