C. William Horrell

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General Information

Name: C. William Horrell

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1918

Died: 1989

Illinois Connection

Horrell lived in Southern Illinois, an area commonly known as Little Egypt. This area is known for its beautiful scenery and coal mines.

Biographical and Professional Information

C. William Horrell was widely recognized as an outstanding social-documentary photographer. He began his teaching career at Southern Illinois University in 1949, where he was instrumental in establishing the Department of Cinema and Photography. During his lifetime, his photographs appeared in many major metropolitan newspapers and a variety of popular and specialty magazines, including Life, Pic, Youth and Friends.

Published Works

  • Land Between The Rivers: The Southern Illinois Country, SIU Press, 1982 - written with Henry Dan Piper and J. W. Voight
  • Southern Illinois Coal: A Portfolio, SIU Press, 1994

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Land Between the Rivers: The Southern Illinois Country (Southern Illinois University Centennial Publications)

ISBN: 0809311194
Release Date: 1982-12-01

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