Chris Strachwitz, founder of both Arhoolie Records and the Arhoolie Foundation, has been documenting vernacular music since the 1950’s. An avid photographer he has taken over 25,000 photographs which he recently donated to the Arhoolie Foundation. The Arhoolie Foundation is now in the process of digitizing and cataloging them. Here are just a few examples.

(updated 2-8-18. click on the photos to view enlarged)



Chris Strachwitz Photo Archive — 3 Comments

  1. Amazing to see all these wonderful, talented people. Such a gift and a joy to put faces to these names that Chris speaks of so frequently and with such passion.

  2. Always a treat to look at these wonderful photos made by Chris Strachwitz, thanks so much!

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