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The Museum of Modern Art
Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952), credited as the first female photojournalist in the United States, was commissioned in 1899 to photograph the Hampton Institute, then a 30-year-old institution dedicated to the education of young African American and Native American men and women. What became known as the Hampton Album, comprised of 159 luxurious platinum plates that offer insight into the daily life of students, originally exhibited in 1900...
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