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A new book of photographs offers a penetrating look at the segregated South during Redemption and Jim Crow
the washington post
Jun 3, 2019
By Sarah Stacke

Photographer Hugh Mangum was an uncanny portraitist. Maybe it was because of the professional hypnotist training he received as a young man. His good-humored nature and fondness for quirk, his own and others, probably enabled his clients to be both at ease and aware of themselves in front of his camera.


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