Ancestral Correspondence: A photographic Installation by Lonnie Graham
Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club
328 West Coulter Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Ancestral Correspondence is a series of portraits of women and men who are children of The Great Migration. This series of black and white portraits shows the people whose lives were shaped by The Great Migration, as well as the landscapes that remain a part of their heritage.
THE GREAT MIGRATION – A CITY TRANSFORMED (1916-1930) IS SUPPORTED BYTHE PEW CENTER FOR ARTS & HERITAGE. ADDITIONAL SUPPORT IS PROVIDED BY THE LINCOLN FINANCIAL FOUNDATION,THE HAMILTON FAMILY FOUNDATION, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY OF ART,THE DEPARTMENT OF AFRICANA STUDIES AND THE CENTER FOR AFRICANA STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA