“Night exists for more than sleep, which is why, my love, we stay awake so often.”
— Manfred Lewin
Excerpt translated from a small notebook Manfred Lewin gave his boyfriend, Gad Beck, containing memories and drawings Lewin had made. Lewin, with his family, died at Auschwitz. Beck kept the notebook for over 50 years before donating it to the Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Hidden in the Open
A Photographic Essay of Afro American Male Couples from the Distant Past
2010 © Trent Kelley