Profile: Paul Henderson (photojournalist) October 10, 1899 – May 24, 1988)

Paul Samuel Henderson was an African-American photojournalist for the Baltimore Afro-American newspaper from 1929 through circa 1960. He became well known for taking pictures of large groups and distant objects atop a ladder he carried. Henderson primarily photographed people, including church groups, politicians, graduations, local college and university groups, weddings, events during the Civil Rights Movement, and more. He was a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a vestryman at St. James Church, a charter member of the Druid Hill Avenue Neighborhood Club, assistant treasurer of a local Frontiers International club, and supported The Salvation Army. Continue reading Profile: Paul Henderson (photojournalist) October 10, 1899 – May 24, 1988)