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Vintage photos of:
January 1959. "Majority of photographs concern Dr. John O. Brown, Negro ophthalmologist, and his family, and depicts various forms of racial segregation and integration in Miami. Second part of the job shows Bud and Pat Boyett, with children Vic and Becky, vacationing in Florida." 35mm Kodachrome by Frank Bauman for the Look magazine assignments "Expanding Florida" and "The Negro in Florida: One Man's Progress and the Fight Ahead." View full size.