Wilson Downtown Gallery: Allen Litten

Allen Litten | Wilson Downtown Gallery

We are excited to welcome photojournalist Allen Litten to the Wilson Downtown Gallery for the months of June and July. He is a Rockingham county native and moved to Harrisonburg in 1940 Allen Litten | Wilson Downtown Gallerywhere he attended the city public schools. He worked part-time at the Daily News-Record in the various pre-press and photo departments while still in highschool. In 1957, he moved full-time to the Photo Department. A year later, he married Jean Peters, whom he had delivered newspapers to earlier.

Allen retired in December 2004 after almost 54 years in the business. He continues to work as a free lance photographer at the Heritage Museum in Dayton and the Auxiliary Unit of the Harrisonburg Police Department.

Join us on Friday July 6th from 5-8pm for the First Fridays Artist Reception.

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Special thanks to Josh Gooden for permission to use this video. www.joshgooden.com

About Claire Wayman

Claire manages details of real estate contracts, coordinates social media and the Wilson Downtown Gallery, and keeps the team organized on a day-to-day basis. In her free time, she enjoys playing flute in various area groups and participating in local community theater.

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  1. Ann Dellinger

    Loved the photos, hope to get by the gallery to view them all. Very interesting. Thanks for the showing.

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