I had to dedicate a post to Harlem Renaissance photographer James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. Born on June 29, 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, James Van Der Zee became the most sought after photographer during the Harlem Renaissance period. James Van Der Zee moved to Harlem in 1906. He held a series jobs which included developing photos at Gertz Department store. Van Der Zee also played in the John Wanamker orchestra and Fletcher Henderson’s band….