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Tom Thumb wedding

Creator:
Jackson, Frank R. , 1908 - 2007
Physical description:
1 photographic print: silver gelatin 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Culture:
African American
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1943
Circa 1943 - 1945
Summary:
Jerome and John Shelton participate in 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.
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 PH2009.7008.12
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Henry Bazemore collection of Frederick Douglass Dwellings photographs, circa 1940s
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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