Wallis Annenberg has announced that the Photo Space will not be re-opening. Read her letter of appreciation on the closing of a chapter in Los Angeles.
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Photo by: Ernest C. Withers
Ernest C. Withers was an American photojournalist. He is best known for capturing over 60 years of African American history in the segregated South, with iconic images of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Emmett Till, Sanitation Worker’s Strike, Negro league baseball, and musicians including those related to Memphis blues and Memphis soul.
Ernest Withers work has been archived by the Library of Congress and has been slated for the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s in-progress National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Washington, D.C.