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Lewis Hine Photographie sociale - devoir de voir Tiny 7 year old Ferris, a newsie ~ Mobile, Alabama. By Lewis Hine.

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A country divided: Stunning photographs capture the lives of ordinary Americans during segregation in the Jim Crow south

At Segregated Drinking Fountain - Segregation Story by Gordon Parks / Courtesy of Steidl with The High Museum of Art and The Gordon Parks Foundation

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After 150 years, Confederate submarine's hull again revealed

Purpose-built: The narrow, top-secret 'torpedo fish,' built in Mobile, Alabama…

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Gordon Parks stunning photos of life in 1950s Alabama

This image shows three children staring at Parks'  the camera in Shady Grove, Alabama in 1956. Parks followed three families – the Thorntons, the Causeys and the Tanners – in their work, home and church lives near Mobile, Alabama

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Gordon Parks stunning photos of life in 1950s Alabama

The image taken outside a department store in downtown Mobile, Alabama shows the colored entrance during segregation. While only 20 photos ran in the original Life photo-essay, the exhibit will feature 40 of Parks' shots from the series

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Gordon Parks stunning photos of life in 1950s Alabama

Parks passed away at the age of 93 in 2006 as the result of cancer and was buried in his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas

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Gordon Parks stunning photos of life in 1950s Alabama

In addition to working at Life for 20 years, Parks was also one of the first African-Americans to shoot for Vogue

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Gordon Parks stunning photos of life in 1950s Alabama

The series represents one of Parks' earliest social documentary studies on color film

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