Introduction
James Van Der Zee (June 29, 1886 – May 15, 1983) was an African-American photographer best known for his portraits of black New Yorkers. He was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Aside from the artistic merits of his work, Van Der Zee produced the most comprehensive documentation of the period. Among his most famous subjects during this time were Marcus Garvey, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and Countee Cullen.
Wikidata
Q3161458
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Nationalities
American, African American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Photographer
Names
James Van Der Zee, James Van der Zee
Ulan
500032481
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