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Gordon Parks
Captain Bill Lafond, 60-year-old fisherman at Gloucester, owns three boats. He is of Dutch French ancestry and has been going to sea since he was 13, November 1944
gelatin silver print
image: 33.34 x 26.35 cm (13 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (The Gordon Parks Collection)
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Gordon Parks
Trapped in abandoned building by a rival gang on street, Red Jackson ponders his next move, 1948
gelatin silver print
image: 49.21 x 39.69 cm (19 3/8 x 15 5/8 in.)
sheet: 50.64 x 40.8 cm (19 15/16 x 16 1/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (The Gordon Parks Collection)
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Gordon Parks
Paris Fashions, 1949
gelatin silver print
image: 29.5 x 19.7 cm (11 5/8 x 7 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (The Gordon Parks Collection)
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Gordon Parks
Drug store "cowboys." Black Diamond, Alberta, Canada, September 1945
gelatin silver print
image: 24.1 x 32.7 cm (9 1/2 x 12 7/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (The Gordon Parks Collection)
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Washington (southwest section), D.C. Negro woman in her bedroom, November 1942
gelatin silver print
image: 35.56 x 27.94 cm (14 x 11 in.)
Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
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Gordon Parks
Grain Boat taking on a load of wheat, Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada, October 1945
gelatin silver print
image: 26.7 x 26.8 cm (10 1/2 x 10 9/16 in.)
George Eastman Museum, gift of Standard Oil of New Jersey
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Gordon Parks
Off On My Own, 1948
gelatin silver print
image: 11.75 x 11.75 cm (4 5/8 x 4 5/8 in.)
sheet: 13.02 x 13.02 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)
The Gordon Parks Foundation
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Gordon Parks
Pittsburgh, Pa. The cooper's plant at the Penola, Inc. grease plant, where large drums and containers are reconditioned, March 1944
gelatin silver print on board with typed caption
sheet: 23.9 x 19.1 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
mount: 29 x 24 cm (11 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
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Gordon Parks
Marva Trotter Louis, Chicago, Illinois, 1941
gelatin silver print
image: 24.13 x 20 cm (9 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)
sheet: 25.4 x 20.64 cm (10 x 8 1/8 in.)
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Gordon Parks
Langston Hughes, Chicago, December 1941
gelatin silver print
image: 33.34 x 26.99 cm (13 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.)
sheet: 33.34 x 26.99 cm (13 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.)
The Gordon Parks Foundation
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Washington, D.C. A young girl who lives near the Capitol., June 1942
gelatin silver print
image: 13.02 x 10.16 cm (5 1/8 x 4 in.)
sheet: 13.02 x 10.16 cm (5 1/8 x 4 in.)
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Gordon Parks
Lt. George Knox. 332nd Fighter Group training at Selfridge Field, Michigan, October 1943
gelatin silver print mounted on board with caption
image: 25.4 x 26.35 cm (10 x 10 3/8 in.)
sheet: 27.31 x 26.35 cm (10 3/4 x 10 3/8 in.)
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Gordon Parks
Untitled, Harlem, New York, 1947
gelatin silver print
image: 17.78 x 17.46 cm (7 x 6 7/8 in.)
sheet: 20.32 x 18.42 cm (8 x 7 1/4 in.)
The Gordon Parks Foundation
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Model Barbara Wood of New York wearing ivory colored muskrat jacket by Esther Dorothy, 1948
gelatin silver print
image: 35.56 x 28.58 cm (14 x 11 1/4 in.)
sheet: 35.24 x 28.58 cm (13 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)
The Gordon Parks Foundation
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Gordon Parks
Tenement Dwellers, Chicago, 1950
gelatin silver print
image: 27.31 x 35.56 cm (10 3/4 x 14 in.)
sheet: 27.31 x 35.56 cm (10 3/4 x 14 in.)
The Gordon Parks Foundation
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Gordon Parks
Untitled, Puerto Rico (Inauguration of Luis Muñoz-Marín), January 1949
gelatin silver print
image: 26.2 x 27.1 cm (10 5/16 x 10 11/16 in.)
sheet: 26.2 x 27.1 cm (10 5/16 x 10 11/16 in.)
Philadelphia Museum of Art: Purchased with funds contributed in memory of Magda Krauss, 2001
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Washington, D.C. Grandchildren of Mrs. Ella Watson, a government charwoman (Children with Doll), July 1942
gelatin silver print
sheet: 24 x 19.3 cm (9 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.)
mount: 29 x 24.2 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/2 in.)
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photograph, free from copyright claim. To be reproduced without © notice.

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Gordon Parks
Washington, D.C. Deacon's corner in the Church of God in Christ, November 1942
gelatin silver print
sheet: 18.7 x 23.6 cm (7 3/8 x 9 5/16 in.)
mount: 24.2 x 29.2 cm (9 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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Gordon Parks
Washington, D.C. Mrs. Ella Watson, a government charwoman, with three grandchildren and her adopted daughter, July 1942
gelatin silver print
sheet: 18.3 x 23.7 cm (7 3/16 x 9 5/16 in.)
mount: 24.1 x 29.2 cm (9 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photograph, free from copyright claim. To be reproduced without © notice.

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Gordon Parks
Crude oil, fuel oil, gas oil, range oil and gasoline pipelines leading from the waterfront to the Everett refinery. Everett, Massachusetts., May 1944
gelatin silver print
image: 23.18 x 19.05 cm (9 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
sheet: 23.18 x 28.26 cm (9 1/8 x 11 1/8 in.)
Standard Oil (New Jersey) Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville
Courtesy of and copyright The Gordon Parks Foundation

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Gordon Parks
A coal "sketcher" is a helper on a coal truck. The number of trips he makes a day determines the extent of his salary. Harlem River, New York City., November 1946
gelatin silver print
image: 23.18 x 23.81 cm (9 1/8 x 9 3/8 in.)
sheet: 23.18 x 28.26 cm (9 1/8 x 11 1/8 in.)
Standard Oil (New Jersey) Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville
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Gordon Parks
Charles White in front of his mural "Chaos of the American Negro", 1941
gelatin silver print
image: 22 x 24 cm (8 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
framed: 22.3 x 25.2 cm (8 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)
The Charles White Archives
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Gordon Parks
Harlem Rooftops, 1948
gelatin silver print
image: 29.21 x 49.21 cm (11 1/2 x 19 3/8 in.)
sheet: 40.64 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund
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Gordon Parks
Pool Hall, Fort Scott, Kansas, 1950
gelatin silver print
image: 24.13 x 33.97 cm (9 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.)
matted: 40.64 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)
Collection of Paul Sack
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Gordon Parks
Washington, D.C. Government charwoman, July 1942
gelatin silver print mounted to board with typewritten caption
sheet: 23.7 x 18.2 cm (9 5/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
mount: 29 x 24 cm (11 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photograph, free from copyright claim. To be reproduced without © notice.

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Gordon Parks
Self-Portrait, 1941
gelatin silver print
sheet: 50.8 x 40.64 cm (20 x 16 in.)
Private Collection

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Washington, D.C. Young boy standing in the doorway of his home on Seaton Road in the northwest section. His leg was cut off by a streetcar while he was playing in the street., June 1942
gelatin silver print, printed later
image: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)
The Gordon Parks Foundation
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Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950
July 15, 2017 – February 18, 2019

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