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Places for the Spirit in New York Times

Places for the Spirit by Vaughn Sills, published by Trinity University Press, was featured in the New York Times in an article about Sills's work photographing African American folk gardens in the South. "Vaughn Sills, a Boston-based photographer, learned to look near historic downtowns, on the black side of the railroad tracks. And yet, she said, she had put perhaps 3,000 miles on rental cars in order to find 150 traditional African-American yards and gardens. Many of these appear in her beautiful 2010 book, Places for the Spirit (an exhibition of the images opens June 28 at Cleveland Botanical Garden). The photos reveal assemblages of bottles, wheels and stacked miscellany." Read the full story

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