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Carol W. Martin

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note: Carol W. Martin (1911-1993) was a reporter-turn-staff photographer for the daily newspaper in Roanoke, Virginia in the 1930s. In 1938 he came the first full-time staff photographer for the Greensboro Daily News where he worked until 1947. He opened Martin's Studio in 1946, working through the early 1990s photographing a wide range of Greensboro citizens. While he was the majority owner of the business, he shared the work with his partner Malcolm "Tex" Miller and sometimes their lab technician, Miller’s brother-in-law, Clarence Tucker. Martin was known as "C.W." He died in July 1993.

Items created by this individual or group:
Item thumbnail image F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC
Date: August 26, 1959
By: Carol W. Martin
From: Martin's Studio Photograph Collection
This black and white photograph depicts the F. W. Woolworth Company building in Greensboro, NC six months before the lunch counter sit-ins protesting busuness segregation. The view is looking north o...