Black & White photograph of Gordon Parks walking past actors blocked for filming "The Learning Tree" Sarah's (Newt's mother) burial scene on location in Bourbon and Linn counties, Kansas. Actors shown sitting in front are Uncle Rob (Joel Fluellen), Jack Winger (Felix P. Nelson), Clara (Lynn Hamilton). Actors standing in back are Newt Winger (Kyle Johnson), Silas Newhall (Malcolm Atterbury), and Doc Cravens (Kevin Hagen).
Gordon Parks Collection
SpC MS 0025
ansas--Fort Scott (Ft. Scott); Linn County; Bourbon County
Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections
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Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006; Motion pictures--Kansas--Linn County; Motion pictures--Kansas--Bourbon County; African Americans--Kansas--Fort Scott; Fort Scott (Kan.)--History; Linn County (Kan.)--History; Bourbon County (Kan.)--History; Fluellen, Joel; Nelson, Felix P.; Hamilton, Lynn; Johnson, Kyle, 1951-; Atterbury, Malcolm, 1907-1992; Hagen, Kevin