Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Memorial To Be Held For Renowned Photographer Joe Schwartz

Joe-SchwartzA public memorial is planned for the internationally known folk photographer and Atascadero resident Joe Schwartz.

It will be at 2:30 p.m. on April 14 at the Pavilion on the Lake in Atascadero.

Schwartz died on March 13 and would have turned 100-years-old in July.

He was known for documenting America’s “have-nots” during the 1930s to the 1980s.   His work will be included in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.