liquidnight:

Wayne F. Miller
“Simple” was a character the poet Langston Hughes used in his syndicated newspaper column. Upon seeing the man in this photograph, Hughes said, “That’s him.”
Midwest United States, 1946-49
Published in Ebony, December 1951
From Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958

liquidnight:

Wayne F. Miller

“Simple” was a character the poet Langston Hughes used in his syndicated newspaper column. Upon seeing the man in this photograph, Hughes said, “That’s him.”

Midwest United States, 1946-49

Published in Ebony, December 1951

From Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958

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liquidnight:

Carl Mydans
“Novelist Vladimir Nabokov looking out of a car window. He likes to work in the car, writing on index cards.”
Ithaca, New York, September 1958
[From the LIFE magazine Photo Archive]

liquidnight:

Carl Mydans

“Novelist Vladimir Nabokov looking out of a car window. He likes to work in the car, writing on index cards.”

Ithaca, New York, September 1958

[From the LIFE magazine Photo Archive]

Cite Arrow reblogged from liquidnight