THESE AMERICANS contains the American (1950’s through 1980’s) vintage and vernacular photograph collection of American Suburb X and select American photographic archives. Archive content is from various sources that include the Library of Congress, the FSA, the Documerica Project, the Smithsonian and many other City, State, Local and photography collections. Enjoy THESE AMERICANS. Regards, Doug […]


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BIOGRAPHY: Harry D. Johnson

Very little is known about Harry D. Johnson. He was born in New Orleans in 1879, the son of Henry L. Johnson and Agnes L. Heffernan. According to New Orleans city directories and Orleans Parish voter registration records, he made his living as a clerk for New Orleans News Co., and later as a salesman […]

BIOGRAPHY: Jim Peppler

James H. “Jim” Peppler, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was a staff photographer of the weekly paper, The Southern Courier, from May 1965 to mid-1968. Founded by staff members of The Harvard Crimson, the Courier recruited a biracial staff of both students and professional journalists from many parts of the country, with the goal of […]