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Marjory W. Wilkins (1929-2011)

By Nancy Keefe Rhodes “For most of the seven decades during which Marjory W. Wilkins made photographs, she was best known as a documentary photographer of the Black community. Her body of work comprises in artist Carrie Mae Weems’ wonderfully evocative phrase— “a tender record.”1 Wilkins began in the now vanished inner city neighborhood where she […]

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