Category: photography

Singer Joyce Bryant photographed by Carl Van V…

Singer Joyce Bryant photographed by Carl Van Vechten on May 28, 1953.

Jasmine Guy photographed by Mario Casilli, 1…

Jasmine Guy photographed by Mario Casilli, 1987.

Opera singer Margaret Tynes photographed b…

Opera singer Margaret Tynes photographed by Carl Van Vechten on September 29, 1959.

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James Baldwin photographed by Carl Van Vechten on September 13, 1955.

Elton John and Bernie Taupin pose for a port…

Elton John and Bernie Taupin pose for a portraits for the album sleeve of Elton’s album Caribou in 1974.

Photos by Ed Caraeff

Sammy Davis Jr. photographed by Gjon Mili in P…

Sammy Davis Jr. photographed by Gjon Mili in Porgy and Bess (1959)

Grace Slick photographed by Baron Wolman in Sa…

Grace Slick photographed by Baron Wolman in San Francisco, 1968.

Boxing heavyweight champion Joe Louis…

Boxing

heavyweight champion

Joe Louis photographed by Carl Van Vechten at Greenwood Lake on September 15, 1941.

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19-year-old Diahann Carroll photographed by Carl Van Vechten on March 14, 1955.

Dorothy Dandridge photographed by Edward Cla…

Dorothy Dandridge photographed by Edward Clark for LIFE Magazine, 1951.