Peter Feresten Debbie
Medium Silver print
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1971c Print Date 1972
Dimensions 6 x 6 in. (152 x 152 mm)
Photo Country United States (USA)
Photographer Country United States (USA)
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Peter Helms Feresten was a talented documentary photographer. He came to Fort Worth, TXin 1975 to teach photography at a local community college. He had been trained in Sociology and Religion at New York's Columbia University, and in Photography at the Rhode Island School of Design, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts degree as a Teaching Fellow. Feresten (born 1945) grew up downtown in Fall River, MA. Soon after arriving in Texas, Feresten became aware of the rich culture of the distinct African-American community, which had developed as a separate city within the borders of Fort Worth. He is well recognized there for having contributed to the broader society's understanding of that culture. On September 16, 2007, Feresten passed away.
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