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Children play the bride and groom at Tom Thumb wedding

view Children play the bride and groom at Tom Thumb wedding digital asset number 1
Photographerphotographer:
Jackson, Frank R 1908-2007
Physical description:
1 photographic print : gelatin silver , 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1943
Circa 1943 - 1945
Summary:
Tom Thumb wedding activity at the Frederick Douglass Community Center in Washington, DC. Tom Thumb weddings were events where children played the roles of bride, groom, minister, wedding party, and guest.
The collection, dated circa 1940s, documents the lives and activities of the residents of the Frederick Douglass Dwellings.
Cite as:
Henry Bazemore Collection of Frederick Douglass Dwellings Photographs, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Henry Bazemore
Topic:
African American children
African Americans
Weddings
Local number:
ACMA PH2009.7008.24
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Henry Bazemore collection of Frederick Douglass Dwellings photographs, circa 1940s
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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