About the Book
The photographs capture the old-world charm and architecture of St. Croix’s history since the 1700s. Using stunning, sepia tone images, evocative of the 18th century, the images takes St. Croix's iconic past and translates it into a magical and breathtaking photographic essay.
Norma Krieger was born in Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, and raised in New York City. She is a sixth-generation Crucian and Afro-Caribbean of Danish ancestry. She is a descendant of the late William Leidesdorff, one of the founders of San Francisco who was an Afro-Caribbean from St. Croix of Jewish/Danish heritage. There are highways and streets in San Francisco named after Leidesdorff and his steam ship is depicted in the California State seal. Like her illustrious ancestor, Norma is working on leaving a legacy of her own. Norma Krieger is a Pratt Institute graduate, an entrepreneur, educator, curator and photographer. Now based In N.Y. and St. Croix, Norma is currently principal of the Krieger Creative Group,inc. (KCG) KCG represents visual artists including several Crucian artists and is a special brand to the market, a perfect blend of fine art, creative communications strategies and solutions for clients who want to make an impact in their industry.