Henry Clay Anderson Anderson Collection: Students Enjoying a First Class Fountain at Coleman High

Price $900

Ref.# 10880

Medium Gelatin Silver Print

Photo Date 1965 c.  Print Date 2007

Dimensions 14 x 11

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)

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Henry Clay Anderson ran the Anderson Photo Service in Greenville, Mississippi from the late 1940s to the '60s, and during that time every aspect of African-American life came before his lens. Though highly segregated, Greenville was the site of a thriving middle-class, African-American community—an aspect of American life that is all-too-rarely documented. Pictured is a segregated water fountain—an all-too-common convenience of the era. However, through Anderson's eyes, it is the site of healthy social interaction.

From a portfolio of 10 prints, printed in an edition of 10, posthumously from Anderson’s original negatives by Laurent Girard.

Edition #7 of 10.

This photograph is accompanied by a copy of an award-winning documentary about Mr. Anderson's photographs and the stories surrounding them: Separate, But Equal - winner of the 2011 HBO Best Documentary Film award at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (made by Shawn Wilson).

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