W. Eugene Smith in Haiti

Haiti has a long and tragic history. Many photographers have photographed the county and its people.

In 1958–1959, W. Eugene Smith photographed Haiti during the reign of "Papa Doc" Duvalier. Papa Doc's regime is widely seen as one of the most corrupt and repressive in modern history. He exploited Haiti's traditional belief in voodoo to establish a personal militia, the feared that zombies had raised from the dead Some history HERE

Smith's photo essay on a psychiatric institute in Haiti are hard to find on the web but the book Let Truth Be the Prejudice