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Gordon Parks

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Date: 1968

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Parks, Gordon *1

Unit ID: 803

Summary: This photograph illustrates Kansas born photographer, musician, writer and film director Gordon Parks (1912-2006) directing the 1968 film "The Learning Tree". Born in Fort Scott, Kansas, Parks spent much of his youth with relatives in St. Paul, Minnesota where he began establishing himself capturing high fashion and social political movements including the deaths of Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr.

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Title (Main title): Gordon Parks


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