Scenes of African American Life in Dallas

Lee Marion Butts, Sr. (1924–2002) was an African American commercial photographer who recorded events and community life in Dallas as part of a career that spanned the last half of the twentieth century. His rich body of work documents not only segregation and civil rights, but also business, civic, religious, educational, and social life, including visits by national leaders and celebrity entertainers.

Who was Marion Butts?

Marion Butts