Mark Rogovin at the Heartland Cafe speaks about the photography of his late father Milton Rogovin, and about Mark's book, "A Day Will Come". Published by the Illinois Labor History Society .


Audio Clip: Weekend Edition Interview with Milton Rogovin

Weekend Edition on NPR with commentator Scott Simon. Scott Simon speaks with Milton Rogovin about becoming a photographer and his work on the Lower West Side.

Audio Clip: Interview with Milton Rogovin

Interview with Milton and his daughter on Milton's 100th birthday. Joyce Kryszak, WBFO News.

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About this Site

This web site is put together by the family of Anne and Milton Rogovin. The site's primary function is to show the depth of the photography of our father and to pursue educational projects based on the photography. Besides these images being shown in museums and galleries, Milton and Anne expressed a strong desire that these photographs "help to feed and strengthen" the communities where the images were taken.

Films & Recordings

Be Filled With the Spirit, Storefront Churches

Be Filled with the Spirit

Director: Mark Rogovin
Camera and Editor: Sharon Karp

RT. 8 min, 46 sec.

Milton Rogovin interview by Harvey Wang. Photographs from the Rogovin Collection at the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona Foundation.

Music used by permission: Courtesy Smithsonian Folkways Recordings © 1957

"Be Filled with the Spirit, Storefront Churches," © 2011 The Rogovin Collection

Picture Man: The Poetry of Photographer Milton Rogovin

At age 89, Rogovin determined that he had more to say about the lives of the people in his photographs....

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... Milton wrote poems about some of his most meaningful images – some poems were funny and others were serious. These photo/poems were woven into this 20 min. film, Picture Man: The Poetry of Photographer Milton Rogovin.

The Rich Have Their Own Photographers

Rich Have Their Own photographersThe Rich Have Their Own Photographers
2007, 60 min. B&W and Color, 4:3DvCAM NTSC

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The award winning documentary film, "The Rich have Their Own Photographers," had its debut at the Lincoln Center with Pete Seeger as MC and is now finally available.

Milton Rogovin: The Forgotten Ones

forgotten onesMilton Rogovin: The Forgotten Ones, 11min. 40 sec.
Winner of Tribeca Film Festival for Short Documentaries. Filmmaker Harvey Wang.

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