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Photographer P. H. Polk talks about studying photography, his early career as a photographer in the early 20th century, his influences (Rembrandt), and photography tips and techniques, including lighting, developing film, and manipulation of film and negatives. He also speaks of his experience studying and working at Tuskegee, his book of photographer on George Washington Carver, his relationship with Carver, and Carver's relationship to Tuskegee.
Lecture. Poor audio quality. Undated.
P.H. Polk Lecture at ICP, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
African American photographers
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