Danny Lyon

After graduating from the University of Chicago in 1963, Danny Lyon joined the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). As their sta photographer he made photographs that proved to be an important historical record of the Southern Civil Rights Movement. Lyon subsequently gained broad recognition as a photographer, filmmaker, and writer. Working in the style called New Journalism, which involved immersing himself and becoming a participant in a given subject, Lyon photographed...See more