Take a Picture of Me James VanDerZee
, by Andrea J. Loney, Illustrated by Keith Mallett
Lee & Low Books, 2017
It took pioneers in every aspect of life to break down the racial barriers established by slavery. As a prominent photographer of the early 20th century, famous for his portraits and images of everyday life in Harlem, James VanDerZee was one of those pioneers. American history is incomplete without the stories like his.