Paul Henderson: Photographing Morgan

Paul HendersonMarch 11, 2016 – Segment 3

Marc Steiner Show producer Stefanie Mavronis takes us on a tour of an exhibit currently on display at the James E. Lewis Museum of Art at Morgan State University called Paul Henderson: Photographing Morgan. A collaboration with the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS), it features photographs by Paul Henderson, the Baltimore Afro-American newspaper’s first photographer, of life on the campus of Morgan State College (now University) between 1947 and 1955. We’re joined by Joe Tropea, curator of the exhibit and Digital Projects Coordinator at the Maryland Historical Society; Dr. Jacqueline Williams, Chairperson of Instructional Leadership & Professional Development at Coppin State University; and Iris Barnes, curator of the Morgan State University’s Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum.