From 1927 until his death in 1979, E.F. Joseph documented the daily
lives of African Americans in the Bay Area. His images were printed
in the Pittsburgh Courier and the Chicago Defender
but not widely published in his home community. A graduate of the
American School of Photography in Illinois, Joseph photographed the
likes of such celebrities and activists as Josephine Baker, Mahalia
Jackson, Mary McLeod Bethune, and Thurgood Marshall. However, what... more...