Ark. (September 30, 2014) – A new edition of Hendrix art professor Maxine Payne’s
book “Making Pictures: Three for a Dime” is available now through Dust-to-Digital.
book, available here,
features photographs taken by the Massengill family, who operated a mobile
photo booth business in 1930s rural Arkansas, and collected by Payne.
Massengill family prints and photo albums “illuminate a sliver of the
Depression-era South previously unseen by the public,” according to the Atlanta,
Ga. publisher’s website. The new volume includes introductions by Payne and
curator Phillip March Jones, short remembrances from Lance and Evelyn
Massengill, and a transcribed diary that recounts the difficulties and
successes of the family business in short, powerful bursts.
more about Payne and her work here.
in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and
sciences education. This year, Hendrix was named the country’s #1 “Up and
Coming” liberal arts college and #8 in the nation for “Best Undergraduate
Teaching” by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2015 Fiske Guide
to Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of
America's Top Colleges,
the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378
Colleges, and the latest edition of Colleges
That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges. Hendrix has been
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