Effie Barry was married to former DC Mayor Marion Barry from 1978-1993. She attended Hampton Institute and later taught at Hampton University (as it was renamed). She was often referred to as the former 'First Lady of Washington'.
Posed portrait. Ink on negative: "195737 E. Barry F 12 - 8x10 GL". No edge imprint.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History