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The Gordon Parks digital collection showcases the artistic versatility of a prolific artist and a Kansas native son who achieved success as a poet, novelist, composer, film director, preeminent documentary photojournalist and fashion photographer.  The images and texts are drawn from the Gordon Parks Papers which is comprised of more than 130 feet of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, publication materials, books and memorabilia compiled and collected by Gordon Parks during his life.  The bulk of the material documents the last three decades of his life and career.  

Snapshot of Gordon Parks composing at piano.

Finding Aid to Gordon Parks Papers

 
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