Celebrating A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts 1920-1936 – New Edition
July 13, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Thomas L. Johnson and Phillip C. Dunn received a 1987 Lillian Smith Book Award for their work on A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts 1920-1936, showcasing the extraordinary photography of Columbia’s own Richard Samuel Roberts. In celebration of the book’s new edition, join us and USC Press for a panel discussion of Roberts and the importance of his work in South Carolina’s history. Panelists include Dunn, Johnson, University of South Carolina Associate Professor Bobby Donaldson, Historic Columbia’s Research and Archives Manager Katharine Allen, and other guests. Facilitated by CMA Director of Education and Engagement Jackie Adams. Followed by a book signing. Books for sale at the CMA Shop on day of event.
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