Allen Litten, The Valley’s Observer: April 2019 – September 2019

For over 60 years, Allen Litten’s trained eye and consummate craftsmanship documented life in the community and garnered many awards and accolades.

Allen Litten has been photographing the events of Harrisonburg and the surrounding area for over 60 years, spending much of that time with the Daily News-Record newspaper. Guest Curator Daniel Robinson, Institute of Visual Studies, James Madison University, provided insight into Litten’s keen eye and recurring themes as seen in images of our community. A celebration of photography as art and visual history!