Ms. Carman uses interviews, oral history techniques and photographs to raise awareness regarding social issues and show that well-conceived programs can make a difference.

“By telling the stories of real people who were helped, we hoped to put a human face on problems more commonly described with statistics. The women featured in this gallery shared their stories in the hopes of helping others; I have deep respect for their courage and generosity.”

Spotlight on Social Work

This slide show celebrating the profession of social work combines portraits and quotes from staff at Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, New York.

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When I Was Six

When I Was Six is a public exhibit that uses oral histories and photographs to explore violence in the early lives of homeless women.

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SAFE Photo Video Project

This project, co-produced with Jeffrey Alan Jones, highlights the work of Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners at the Queens Health Network.

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Changing The Odds: Profiles of Formerly Homeless Mothers and their Case Managers

Families from Bronx, NY and rural Alabama profiled, along with the programs that provided assistance.

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Homeless Children In The Kidstart Program

This photo-essay explores the lives of three preschoolers participating in the ‘Kidstart’ program.

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Exeter Mill Reflections

(Arbor Development Company, Inc., 1988.)
Interviews with former workers at the Exeter Manufacturing Company in New Hampshire, along with photographs by Larry Maglott and an annotated history of the mill.

» Ms. Carman’s photography also includes these personal portfolios:

Street Photographs

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