Profile: Vera Jackson (1912-1999)

Vera Jackson¬†was a “pioneer woman photographer in the black press”.¬†She photographed African-American social life and celebrity culture in the 1930s and 1940s Los Angeles. Noted photographic subjects included major league baseball player Jackie Robinson, educator Mary McLeod Bethune, and actresses Dorothy Dandridge, Hattie McDaniel and Lena Horne. Continue reading Profile: Vera Jackson (1912-1999)