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Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006


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  • Fuller Name

    • Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan
  • Variants

    • Parks, Gordon, Sr., 1912-2006
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  • Sources

    • found: The learning tree, 1963:t.p. (Gordon Parks)
    • found: WW among African Americans, 2000(Parks, Gordon Roger Alexander Buchannan; film director, author, photographer, composer)
    • found: New York times WWW site, Mar. 8, 2006(Gordon Parks; b. Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks, Nov. 30, 1912, Fort Scott, Kan.; d. yesterday [Mar. 7, 2006], Manhattan, aged 93; photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer who used his prodigious, largely self-taught talents to chronicle the African American experience and to retell his own personal history)
    • found: Soul unsold, 1992:title page (Gordon Parks) unnumbered page at end (one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century; also a renowned writer, director and composer)
    • found: Wikipedia, February 22, 2015(Gordon Parks (November 30, 1912-March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft; born in Fort Scott, Kansas; died New York City, New York; author of autobiographical novel, The Learning Tree (1963). He authored several books of poetry, which he illustrated with his own photographs, and he wrote three volumes of memoirs; writing accomplishments include novels, poetry, autobiography, and non-fiction that includes photographic instructional manuals and filmmaking books)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 6, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Parks, Gordon Sr.; Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks; photographer, motion picture producer / director, fiction writer, autobiographer / memoirist, composer / arranger; born 20 November 1912; in Fort Scott, Kansas, United States; first exhibition, Minneapolis Eastman Kodak store (1938); won Julius Rosenwald Fellowship (1941); his first official FSA photo, "American Gothic" became one of photography's iconic images; photographer, Office of War Information (1943)
  • LC Classification

    • PS3566.A73
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-07-09: new
    • 2015-10-22: revised
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