Calvin Littlejohn Photographic Archive ca. 1948-1993


Calvin Littlejohn Photographic Archive ca. 1948-1993

The archive consists of Littlejohn's professional work done primarily in the Fort Worth, Texas area, including studio portraits, group portraits at social gatherings, church services, school events, birthday parties, and other images of the African-American experience in North Texas.


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Calvin Littlejohn (1909-1993) was born in Arkansas but moved to the Fort Worth Area in the 1930s and established his commercial photography studio there in 1934. He continued his practice for nearly six decades, initially focusing on the steady work to be found in documenting families, business establishments, churches, schools, and the various cultural organizations supporting the surrounding African-American community. World War II interrupted his photographic work, as he served a...