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Born by the River Exhibit (1990)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-02-18

Duration: 00:03:53

Subjects: African Americans | Museum exhibits | NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART | Photographers | Arts


  • Masingale, Sonya Host


This segment from the February 18, 1990, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale presenting highlights of the “Born by the River” exhibit at the New Orleans Museum of Art. It features the work of African American photographers Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick depicting the black longshoremen working along the wharfs of the Mississippi River and the sugar cane workers in south Louisiana.