Used by permission of the Lillian Hellman Estate. Photograph by Irving Penn.
Lillian Hellman (1905-1984) was a playwright and screen writer whose work reflects her deeply held beliefs about fighting
social injustice during the rise of fascism. She was blacklisted as a Communist sympathizer during the 1950s. Hellman based
several of her works, including The Little Foxes, on her mother's family in Demopolis, Marengo County.