Tag: Savannah (Ga)

Enslaved People Lived Here. These Museums Want You to Know.

A few years ago, people touring the Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters in Savannah, Ga., would have heard a lot about George Owens, the lawyer, farmer and Congressional representative who lived in the massive neoclassical home in 1833. And about banker and slave trader Richard Richardson, for whom the house was built in 1816. They […]

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At 90, Photographer Fred Baldwin Still Has ‘So Much Work Left to Do’

Fred Baldwin reckons he could have become a writer — if the manual Olivetti typewriter he used while studying at Columbia in 1955 had spell-check. But his spelling was atrocious and he was impatient, so he tried photography instead. He had beginner’s luck: He talked his way into Pablo Picasso’s villa in the south of […]

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