Documenting America: Footnotes

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1 Martin H. Bush, "A Conversation with Gordon Parks," in Martin H. Bush, The Photographs of Gordon Parks (Wichita, Kansas: Wichita State University, 1983), 36.

2 Gordon Parks, A Choice of Weapons (New York: Harper and Row, 1966), 208.

3 Wilma Dykeman and James Stokely, Seeds of Southern Change: The Life of Will Alexander (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962), 183-85, 268-69.

4 F. Jack Hurley, Portrait of a Decade: Roy Stryker and the Development of Documentary Photography in the Thirties, 158.

5 Bush, "A Conversation with Gordon Parks," 56.

6 Parks, A Choice of Weapons, 220-51; Gordon Parks interview by Richard Doud, 28 April 1964, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution; Martin Bush, "A Conversation with Gordon Parks," 36-38 and 56-58.

7 Parks, A Choice of Weapons, 228.

8 Ibid., 230-31.

9 Ibid.

10 Gordon Parks, Moments without Proper Names (New York: Viking Press, 1975).

11 Parks, A Choice of Weapons, 231.

12 Gordon Parks interview by Richard Doud, 28 April 1964, quoted in Hurley, Portrait of a Decade, 158.

13 Bush, "Conversation with Gordon Parks," 38.

14 Ibid., 42.


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