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Folklorist Alan Govenar, author of Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound, has won a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to support research for and a book and exhibtion “Jasper, Texas: The Community Photographs of Alonzo Jordan," which will be on display at the International Center for Photography in New York in January. Govenar, is the founder of Documentary Arts, a non-profit that presents new perspectives on historical issues and diverse cultures, and a UT Dallas Alum.

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