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The Anacostia Community Museum’s indoor gallery will be closed March 2 through May 18 as we bring our next exhibition to life. Even though our gallery is closed, join us at any of the dynamic upcoming events planned during this time. More information about our events is available at: We look forward to seeing you soon!

Ken Light photographs

Object Details

Biographical/Historical note
Ken Light is a social documentary photographer whose work has appeared in books, magazines and exhibitions. He has exhibited internationally in over 175 one-person and group shows, including one person shows at the International Center for Photography, S.E. Museum of Photography and Smith College. Light's work is part of numerous collections, including the San Francisco MOMA, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the International Center of Photography and the American Museum of Art at the Smithsonian. The images in this collection date from Light's work in the early 1990s documenting rural Black poverty, cotton and the southern landscape; some of these images were included in Light's book entitled "Delta Time."
1989 - 1993
0.01 Linear feet ((1 folder))
Ken Light photographs, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Jo Whaley and Stanley and Dorothea Light.
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
African Americans -- Religious life
Rites and ceremonies
African Americans
Finding aid
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