*James Van Der Zee* (June 29, 1886 - May 15, 1983) was an African American photographer best known for his portraits of black New Yorkers . He was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance . Aside from the artistic merits of his work, Van Der Zee produced the most comprehensive documentation of the period. Among his most famous subjects during this time were Marcus Garvey , Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and Countee Cullen .
I bet you remember this face - Bill Cullen was born today 2-18 in 1920. He was a often seen TV host on programs like I’ve Got a Secret, The Price is Right, The Joker’s Wild, Name that Tune. He passed in 1990.