(1891 - 1984)
Herbert Jacob Seligmann was active/lived in New York / Europe. Herbert Seligmann is known for genre, city view and portrait photography, city views, post World War I, art critic.
Biography Herbert Seligmann
Herbert Jacob Seligmann (1891-1984), writer and civil rights activist, published books and articles on civil rights, World War II, artists, and related topics. Papers in the New York Public Library collection document the career and personal life of Herbert J. Seligmann through letters, writings and printed and visual materials.
A prolific writer, he published books and and contributed to many newspapers and magazines. His works include studies of the civil rights of African-Americans and the rise of Nazism during World War II, reviews of fine art books, and articles about artists such as Vincent A. Hartgen, John Marin and Georgia O'Keeffe.
Clippings of his articles are contained in the scrapbooks, 1920-1946. Visual material
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