Michael St. James photograph collection

Inclusive Dates: 
1890–1920
Creator: 

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

2 linear feet of material consisting of early images produced by Chicago’s pioneering African American photographers and studios in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Biographical Historical Note

Photographer Michael St. James collected early images produced by Chicago’s pioneering African American photographers.