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us: McNeill, Robert H.

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        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
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        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
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        (naf) United States
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        • Organization: New York Institute of Photography
        • Organization: McNeill News Service
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        New York Institute of Photography
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        McNeill News Service
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    • found: nuc87-64959: His Ministates and the United ... 1970 (hdg. on ViU-L rept.: McNeill, Robert H.; usage: Robert H. McNeill, II)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 24, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (McNeill, Robert H.; photographer, soldier; born in 1917 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States; enrolled in the New York Institute of Photography; regular feature photographer for Flash! and for the Washington, DC, office of Otto McClarrin's News Pic magazine; traveled to Virginia to collect information for The Negro in Virginia, photographing African American life and farm laborers after the Great Depression; launched the McNeill News Service, conducting Fotocraft workshops on photography and darkroom; one of four photo studios was featured in Visual Journal: Harlem and D.C. in the thirties and forties, developed by the Smithsonian's Center for African American History and Culture (1996); was honored by the Exposure Group African American Photographers Association with its Maurice Sorrell Lifetime Achievement Award (1998); died 27 May 2005 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States)
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