Hillary Mac Austin

Hillary Mac Austin was for many years director of the Chicago Actors Ensemble and is now a writer. She was a major contributor to Encyclopedia of Black Women, as well as assistant to the editor in chief. Most recently, she assisted Darlene Clark Hine and Kathleen Thompson on A Shining Thread of Hope. She is currently working on a history of women in American entertainment.

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Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus changed how the world looks at photographs and how photographs look at the world. Best known for her pictures of “freaks” and eccentrics such as “The Jungle Creep,” “The Marked Man,” and nudists, she also changed the world of children’s fashion photography and celebrity photography.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Hillary Mac Austin." (Viewed on January 20, 2020) <https://qa.jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/austin-hillary>.


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