Photo Gallery

These photos are from Howard Zinn’s personal files, libraries, archives, educational institutions, and from individuals and organizations who have shared with HowardZinn.org. If you are the photographer, please contact us so we can credit you appropriately.

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1940s-1960s

Howard Zinn, military portrait. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn and Roslyn Shechter married in October 1944, just before Howard was shipped out to England to fight in WWII. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn in Air Force uniform, England, 1945. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
B&W photo of Air Force crew.
Howard Zinn and Air Force crew. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn as a young activist, addressing a “Henry Wallace for President” rally, 1948. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn marching with the American Veterans Committee, late 1940s. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn taught four days a week at Upsala College in New Jersey (plus two evening courses at Brooklyn College) while earning his Bachelor’s degree at New York University, circa 1951. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn leading a Seminar on China with Spelman and Morehouse students, circa 1960. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn signs his first book, LaGuardia in Congress, for his Spelman College students in 1960. Roslyn Zinn is seated to the right. Source: Spelman College Archives.
Spelman students dedicated the 1960 yearbook to Howard Zinn. From Spelman College Archives.
Roslyn and Howard Zinn at a demonstration, Boston, early 1960s. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Freedom Day, Selma, 1963 | HowardZinn.org
Howard Zinn, Freedom Day in Selma, Alabama, 1963. Photo: © Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos.
Howard Zinn and James Baldwin, Selma, 1963. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Freedom Day, January 22, 1964, Hattiesburg, Miss., in front of the Sears Roebuck. Participants include: Howard Zinn, third from left; John Lewis, arms crossed, sixth from left; Bob Moses, immediate left of street sign; and James Forman, immediate right of street sign. Photographer: Winfred Harmon Moncrief. Source: Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Howard Zinn circa 1960s. Source: Wake Forest University.
Howard Zinn and Fannie Lou Hamer during Hamer’s visit to Boston, 1965. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn and Ralph Featherstone of SNCC marching in Japan, June 1966, against the U.S. presence in Vietnam. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn and Ralph Featherstone of SNCC marching in Japan, June 1966, against the U.S. presence in Vietnam. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn and Dan Berrigan in North Vietnam to receive the release of three U.S. pilots, February, 1968. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn and Tom Hayden, North Vietnam. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn in North Vietnam, February 1968. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Howard Zinn teaching at Boston University, fall 1969. Photo: Elsa Voelcker. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
Roslyn and Howard Zinn, 1960s. Photographer: Unknown. Source: Howard Zinn Revocable Trust.
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