Date of Award

Fall 12-21-2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Nebahat Avcioglu

Second Advisor

Maria Antonella Pelizzari

Third Advisor

Katherine Manthorne

Academic Program Adviser

Nebahat Avcioglu


Through a dynamic range of photographs and texts from the 1960s, Leonard Freed’s Black in White America is an exceptional artwork that both illustrates the numerous ways the photo book format creates meaning and provides an alternate history of the Civil Rights movement and the lives of those impacted by it.



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