Builder Levy
“Photographer Builder Levy’s Appalachia USA (David R. Godine) does for today’s coal miners what Walker Evans did for sharecroppers and tenant farmers in the Dust Bowl.” —Vanity Fair
Bibliography: Included in Others’ Books (selected)

Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-68 by Julian Cox, and others, including 2 photos pp. 82, 141, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, 2008

Harlem, A Century in Images, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, 2010, Skira Rizzoli, essays by Thelma Golden, Deborah Willis, Cheryl Finley, and Elizabeth Alexander, photo on 107 and a 2 page spread on pp 178-179.

Posing Beauty, by Deborah Willis, W.W. Norton, October 2009. 1 photo p. 45

Freedom: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle, Phaidon Press, Text by Manning Marable & Leith Mullings, Photo Ed. Sophie Spencer-Wood, London and New York, 2002, 5 photographs, pp. 324, 380, 398, 413.

Coal Country, Rising Up Against Mountaintop Removal Mining, Sierra Club Books & ESP, Edited by Shirley Stewart Burns, Mari-Lynn Evans, and Silas House, 2009, including 2 photos on cover and 32 inside.

100 New York Photographers, by Cynthia Maris Dantzic, Schiffer Publisher, 2009, 2-page spread including essay and 3 photos

Cityscapes: A History of New York Images, by Deborah Dash Moore, Columbia University Press, NY, 2001, (7 photos in duotone) and several paragraphs about Levy and his photographs, pp. 357, 385, 386, 388-89, 391, 403, 405.

Where We Stand, Class Matters, by bell hooks, Routledge Press, NY, ‘00 Cover Photo, Donna Muncy

The Other America, Art and the Labour Movement in the United States Edited by Philip Foner & Reinhard Schultz, Journeyman Press, London, 1985, Two paragraph, pp. 155-156 by Naomi and Walter Rosenblum, in their essay, “Camera Images of Labor--Past and Present”, 4 photos (3 duotones) pp. 156, 170, 171

Das Andere Amerika, Edited by Philip Foner & Reinhard Schultz,Neuen Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst NGBK, West Berlin, 1983, Two paragraphs, pp.491-492, Naomi and Walter Rosenblum, essay,“Sozial und Arbeiterfotogrfie in den USA seit 1840”, 4 photos (3 duotones) pp. 492, 506, 507

Coal Hollow, Photographs and Oral Histories, by Ken Light and Melanie Light, Univ. of California Press, 2006, p. 3, two paragraphs by M.L. about Levy’s book Images of Appalachian Coalfields and his photograph, Donna Muncy.

Sago Mine Disaster, Appalachian Coalfield Stories, by B.L. Dotson-Lewis, Infinity Press, West Conshohocken, PA, 2007: first page includes Levy’s statement on Appalachian miners & heritage, 9 photos: on title, and pages 26, 27, 28, 35, 37, 229, 233, 251

Graver La Lumiere La Reconquete d’un Instrument Perdu, Fondation William Cuendet & Atelier de Saint-Prex, Cabinet des Estampes du Musée Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland, 2002, 1 photo: Coal Camp

Ausbeute. Bergbau und Bergarbeit in der Fotografie, Ruhrland Museum, Essen, 1989, Exhibition catalogue, 2 photos pp. 90, 165

Ain’t No Grave, The Life and Legacy of Brother Claude Ely, by Macel Ely II, Dust to Digital, Altlanta, GA 2010, 2 photos: Coal Camp p 200, End of Shift, p 236

Danses Noires Blanche Amerique, by Susan Manning, Centre National de la Danse, Pantin, France, 2008, book/catalogue for the eponymous exhibition, 1 photo, Harlem Peace March, Pp. 58, 120.

A History of McDowell County, by Jean Battlo, McClain Press, Parsons, WV, 2003, 1 photo, back cover, Gapgo Miners, plus briefly tells of Levy’s coalfield photo project and book

Freedomways Reader, Prophets in Their Own Country, Foreword by Julian Bond, Edit. by Esther Cooper Jackson, Westview Press, ‘00, 1 photo p. 225

Mongolia,The Legacy of Chinggis Khan, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Thames and Hudson, 1995 1 photo, p.18

Sociology, 6th Ed., Calhoun, Light & Keller, McGraw-Hill, 1993, 2 photos

City Play, Museum of the City of New York Exhibition Catalogue, Rutgers University Press, 1990, 2 photos pp. 62, 171

OES 1988-1989, OffSite Educational Services Yearbook, Alternative High School Program of the New York City Board of Education, 36 photos

Alternative High Schools and Programs, 1988-89 NYC Board of Education Division of High Schools, Annual Report, 60 photos

Alternative High Schools and Programs, 1987-88 NYC Board of Education Division of High Schools, Annual Report, 92 photos

Alternative High Schools and Programs, 1986-87 NYC Board of Education Division of High Schools, Annual Report, 31 photos

Stuyvesant Heights, A Good Neighborhood in Need of Help, A Study by the Pratt Institute Planning Department, Brooklyn NY, 1965, 15 photos

Social Planning by Elizabeth Wood, Pratt Institute Planning Department, Brooklyn, NY, 1965 Cover Photo

Anthropology Today, CRM, Del Mar CA 1971, 4 photos. P.94, 101, 104, 105

Standard Reference Encyclopedia Yearbook 1969, Standard Reference Library, Inc. NY 1970, section on photography, 1 photo p. 408

Brooklundian, (Brooklyn College Yearbook) 30 photos,1964

Stuyvesant High School Alumni Today 2011, biographical essay, p 103A