Jerome Liebling's photographs tell stories of the working class, the poor, the marginalized | What's new in Visual Communication? |

When Jerome Liebling, the internationally acclaimed documentary and realist photographer, died at age 87 in July 2011, family and friends began the process of going through an enormous archive of photos at his Amherst home.

They came across a series of images from downtown Holyoke shot in the early 1980s, depicting children and families in South Holyoke and the Flats.