Smithsonian Spotlight: Elisofon
Discover the works of Eliot Elisofon, a pioneer of twentieth century photography. As a photojournalist for LIFE Magazine, Elisofon found himself in Africa as a war correspondent. Yet, it was the ordinary moments of African life that gained him attention and stood in stark contrast to the racial stereotypes prevalent during his lifetime.
Memories of a Father
Elian Elisofan recounts her travels with her father and sister, Jill, to Africa, where she witnessed her father at work.
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EXPLORE THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF ELIOT ELISOFON
Want to see more of the Elisofon Photography Collection? Visit the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives to explore over 14,000 images.
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