Susan Winters Common Experience photographs
Two flat boxes and one portfolio of photographs that were part of the 2005-2006 Common Experience exhibit Courage in Africa, which included Dignity and Community: Courage in the Time of Aids and Walk Forward Well. Arranged to maintain original order.
- Winters, Susan Cook (Photographer, Person)
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From 1981 to 1997 Susan Winters Cook was a staff photographer for the Philadelphia Daily News. She traveled to South Africa several times between 1988 and 1994 and documented grassroots life in South Africa. Her documentation has included living under apartheid, the release of Nelson Mandela, the transitional period between 1990 and 1994, the first democratic election in 1994, and from 1995 to present. She began documenting the HIV/AIDS situation in 1995, then returned to South Africa in 1997 permanently. She started a provincial-based AIDS education periodical Ubomi (Xhosa for "Life") in 1997."
4.25 Linear Feet (Three oversize flat boxes (17" x 21") )
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Photographs taken by Susan Winters that were part of the 2005-2006 Common Experience exhibit Courage in Africa, which included Dignity and Community: Courage in the Time of Aids and Walk Forward Well.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Susan Winters, 2007.
- Susan Winters Common Experience photographs
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