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NORTH CAROLINA NOW

Shoeshine Competition

  • Aired: 04/04/2014
  • 05:40
  • Rating: NR
The photographer John G. Zimmerman travelled the Jim Crow south for both LIFE magazine and EBONY in the fifties-- he was one of a handful of white photographers who did so at that time. Now, some of his photos have been re-discovered, and they shine a new light on Wilson, North Carolina. Carol Jackson has the story.
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