“The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has acquired the archive of American photographer Toba Pato Tucker as part of Yale University's Collection of Western Americana.” Read the full announcement

Toba Tucker

 is a documentary portrait photographer interested in recording continuity and change in American culture for history and artistic purposes.  Although her work is not exclusively devoted to Native Americans, they have been her primary subjects.  The Portraits have been awarded prestigious grants and awards, acquired for permanent collections of major museums, are published books, and exhibited in museums, libraries and universities.