P. H. Polk

P. H. Polk
Also Known as
Prentice H. Polk
Prentice Hall Polk
Prentice Herman Polk
Bessemer, Alabama
Tuskegee, Alabama
born Bessemer, AL 1898-died Tuskegee, AL 1984
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Prentice Hall Polk studied photography at Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. He later became the school’s official photographer and maintained a studio in Tuskegee from 1939 until his retirement in the early 1980s. His photographs celebrate the national and local elite, as well as the working-class residents of the region.

Gwen Everett African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, D.C. and New York: Smithsonian American Art Museum in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2003)

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