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Walking

Created by:
Charles Henry Alston, American, 1907 - 1977  Search this
Medium:
oil paint and gesso on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W: 48 3/8 x 64 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (122.9 x 164.5 x 3.2 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place depicted:
Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Children  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Resistance  Search this
United States--History--1953-1961  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sydney Smith Gordon
Object number:
2007.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Charles Alston Estate
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Visual Art and the American Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.2
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Charles Henry Alston [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Photographic firm:
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Subject:
Alston, Charles Henry  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0001167
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_1167

Lyndon Baines Johnson, Washington, D.C. letter to Charles Henry Alston, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973  Search this
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Subject:
Alexander, Clifford, Jr.  Search this
Alston, Charles Henry  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon Baines  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1968 Dec. 1
Topic:
Politicians  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7865
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Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Charles Henry Alston

Subject:
Alston, Charles Henry  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1937
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7831
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Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Charles Henry Alston

Subject:
Alston, Charles Henry  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
196-
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7833
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Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Charles Henry Alston

Subject:
Alston, Charles Henry  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1968 Feb.
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7834
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Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7834

Charles Henry Alston

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940s-1977
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Educational Information

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1924-1970
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
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Archives of American Art
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1931, 1937-1938
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1949
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950-1959
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960-1969
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
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Archives of American Art
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Extent:
(2 folders)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8-9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970-1979
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930s-1970s
Scope and Contents note:
Included is a letter from Eudora Welty to John Woodburn, an editor at Harcourt, Brace and Company. The letter concerns Welty's Delta Wedding (1946), for which Alston designed the dust cover.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Golden State Mutual Life Insurance, Los Angeles, California

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947-1949
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Harlem Hospital Expansion

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965-1969
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Family and Criminal Courts Building, Bronx, New York

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972-1976
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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City College New York

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963-1976
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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"Bitsy O'Wire,"

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Extent:
(Oversized material housed on Box 3)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940s-1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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"Body and Soul,"

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940s-1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Alston papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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