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Previous Exhibit - Portraits from the Golden Age of Jazz Photographs by William P. Gottlieb

08/07/2005 - 10/01/2005

During the 1930's and 40's, William Gottlieb photographed the contemporary jazz scene to illustrate his columns in the Washington Post, Down Beat Magazine, and other publications. He is now one of the most honored jazz photographers with works in the permanent collections o numerous art galleries and museums. His images of these jazz artists from the "golden age of jazz" have become the standard icons of jazz history.

This exhibit was sponsored by the Isle of Capri Casino in Lula, Mississippi.

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