My heart is absolutely broken.
When I moved to Rochester last summer, my dog Lucy, who had been my partner’s dog since she was found as a puppy, moved with me. Though I’d always heard of people who considered their pets their best friends, I never thought of myself as one, yet she saved my life. [...]
By DOUGLAS MARTIN
Mr. Moore braved physical peril to capture searing images that many credit with helping to propel landmark civil rights legislation.
There isn’t a published obituary yet. For information about Jones’ collection, go to http://www.udel.edu/museums/jones/jones-pages05/about1.html
Updated: Photographer Sheila Bright has uploaded portraits she made of Jones here: http://sheilapreebright.blogspot.com/2010/02/paul-r-jones-american-collector-rip.html
The collection assembled by the retired art teacher’s mother is a treasure trove of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, feature films and other African American artifacts.
To read the obituary go to http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-avery-clayton28-2009nov28,0,7976018.story