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Walls, Expanded: Student Photography at Harlem's Studio Museum

For 50 years, beginning in 1916, African American photographer James VanDerZee photographed middle class and elite members of Harlem society: posing in their wedding portraits; reading in their parlors; sitting under their Christmas trees. Many of his silvery studio portraits and occasional street scenes of Manhattan's historically black section are archived at the neighborhood's Studio Museum. Taken together, the images serve as a jumping-off point for its annual high school...

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