In the late 1990s, Rock and Roll photographer Jim Marshall introduced me to his personal friend and fellow photographer, Steve Schapiro. I was thoroughly amazed at the breadth and depth of his photographic archive. He began his career documenting the American scene across all strata of the edge of our culture. Most particularly, the disenfranchised of the times: the migrant farm workers, feminists, the artists, Harlem and the Civil Rights movement. I had the pleasure of working with Steve and editing his first book, American Edge. He covered the civil rights movement extensively, and has a great story about one...
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