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Milton Rogovin, "Voices Silenced, Faces Preserved"

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013

On the wall above the kitchen table in Milton Rogovin's modest home here hangs a handwritten sign listing some of the notable events of 1909: Geronimo's death in prison; the first full year of production for Ford's Model T; the founding of what was to become the N.A.A.C.P.; the birth in New York City of Milton Rogovin, who, approaching 100, is one of the country's most revered social-documentary photographers.

Mr. Rogovin was an optometrist whose business was decimated and his children shunned after he refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1958.

Read the complete article in The New York Times.

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