Richard H. “Dick” Alexander was born in New York City in 1911. His father, Alfred Alexander, died when Dick was 13. Dick had two older brothers, Jack and Bill.
Dick served in the Navy during WWII. After the war, he was a member of the highly regarded New York Photo League, along with Cartier-Bresson and Ansel Adams. There were about 400 members in the late 40's.
His life-long commitment to radical left wing politics certainly had a substantial influence on his photography.
Here we present a a few dozen of his pictures, which are typical examples of his work. We have thousands of pictures, both prints and negatives.
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