Photographs of John Howard Griffin

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Title

Photographs of John Howard Griffin

Subject

photographs, civil rights

Description

Photographs of John Howard Griffin, author of "Black Like Me". Griffin, a white American, darkened his skin and shaved his head and recorded the ways he was treated differently in order to highlight the prejudice against African-Americans in the Deep South.

Source

This item is part of the exhibit thanks to the gracious loan of materials by Miami alumna Carolyn Gordon.

Citation

“Photographs of John Howard Griffin,” Revisiting Oxford, accessed May 25, 2022, https://spec.lib.miamioh.edu/revisitingoxford/items/show/21.